Network Society

In the next few decades, everything we own—our cars, our coffee cups, our clothing, our cats—will be connected to the web. It's hard to argue that the 'internet of things' isn't making our world smarter, more efficient, and more economical. But when everything in our world is a computer, who's going to play traffic cop? Our internet runs on centralized authorities, but should it stay that way? We'll explore everything from Bitcoin and the blockchain to smart homes and connected infrastructure.

Say 'hello' to 1,000 independently programmable processors.

December 21, 2016

Plume pods promises to improve WiFi connection even in the farthest corners of life through its "adaptive WiFi" system.

October 9, 2016

Actev even features anti-collision software to help prevent accidents at home.

September 11, 2016

Nima has a built-in testing capsule that can analyze food on the spot.

June 20, 2016

The DeepFlight Dragon's video game-like controls make for easy maneuvering.

June 20, 2016

The Sea Hunter was designed by the US military to hunt for enemy submarines.

June 20, 2016

It can perform a staggering 93 quadrillion calculations per second!

June 20, 2016

The US Government Accountability Office reports that the FBI's Next Generation Identification facial recognition system can access more than 400 million photos of Americans and foreigners, regardless if they have a criminal record or not.

June 20, 2016

A cryptocurrency's ethereum blockchain has just been hacked.

June 17, 2016

Canadians can now borrow portable WiFi hotspots from Toronto libraries for free.

June 17, 2016
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