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Wireless Connections + Expanded Internet = Total Transparency

A world where everything you touch and everything that touches you is connected to a global computer and communication network like the Internet means that “total transparency” has finally been achieved. 245 more words

Advancing Technology

Google's Nest Smart Thermostat Can Be Hacked to Spy on Owners

http://www.tomsguide.com/us/nest-spying-hack,news-19290.html

LAS VEGAS — Google’s Nest “smart” thermostats may be the most secure devices in the “Internet of Things,” but can still easily be hacked into, three researchers showed today (Aug. 383 more words

The internet of things - the next big challenge to our privacy

Privacy is a hot-button issue in the tech world. How will it fare in the age of pervasive computing – a world of billions of connected devices, systems, and services exchanging personal data?

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Ameya Khandekar

Our World is Seven Years Old

Our current world came into being on June 29th, 2007.

I missed its birthday this year. Damn! I should have put a reminder on my phone. 412 more words

Culture

6 Fascinating Ideas From The Connected World Conference

Last Friday the MRS held its first Connected World conference – a social media research event with a difference. Though the attendees were social media researchers and clients, the speakers were almost entirely drawn from outside the research business. 865 more words

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