The Internet of Things? It’s really a giant robot and we don’t know how to fix it | ZDNet

The rise of a global Internet of Things network is ultimately creating a giant, internet-connected global robot which is so disparate and insecure that cyberattacks against it are going to cause major societal problems if it isn’t regulated.

Rise of the machines: who is the ‘internet of things’ good for? | The Guardian

In San Francisco, a young engineer hopes to “optimise” his life through sensors that track his heart rate, respiration and sleep. In Copenhagen, a bus running two minutes behind schedule transmits its location and passenger count to the municipal traffic signal network, which extends the time of the green light at each of the next three intersections long enough for its driver to make up some time.

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