“It could all get very interesting or all go horribly wrong”

“Everyone’s been talking about flavours of IoT for many, many years… “Interesting” applications may be entirely beside the point. “Interesting” stuff tends not to be fully baked, has too many options, breaks easily. Maybe IoT should have been rebranded Boring Internet from the start.”

“In some ways, the dystopian version is already here with IoT. People can’t turn their fucking house lights on. The clocks think they’re in the next time zone over. The thermostat has 404’d and the doorlock system’s getting too many hits so you can’t get inside your networked house that’s gone insane anyway.”

– Warren Ellis in conversation at www.imperica.com

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“It could all get very interesting or all go horribly wrong”