Thursday, January 8, 2015

The Internet of Things as "Brave New World"

Welcome to the dystopian Internet of Things, powered by and starring you. (ZDNet, 1/7/2015)

Photo credit:  FTC

Recall the Deltas in Brave New World, conditioned to become "docile and eager consumers."

The Alphas are increasingly having their way with us.

Sidebar:  Skepticism about the Internet of Things goes back to at least 2000.

Related posts:
Tagg your dog.  (1/6/2015)
2015 Consumer Electronics Show preview.  (1/6/2015)
The 'Internet of things' wristband.  (1/6/2015)

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