“The hackers appear to have been testing the most evolved specimen of grid-sabotaging malware ever observed in the wild.” https://www.wired.com/story/crash-override-malware/?mbid=social_twitter
“This year, the spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to hit $800 billion worldwide, a 16.7 percent increase over 2016, predicts technology research firm IDC. In 2021, that figure will nearly reach $1.4 trillion.” http://mobile.datamation.com/mobile-wireless/iot-spending-to-approach-1.4-trillion-in-2021.html?google_editors_picks=true
“Within the next 5-7 years, as many as 1.1 billion working hours could be freed up (within) the federal government every year, saving a whopping $37 billion annually. Ultimately, AI could potentially free up 30 percent of federal employees’ time. State government savings in time and money could be similar percentages.
https://techcrunch.com/2017/05/31/mary-meeker-internet-trends-2017/ David G (541)551-0377 Messaged by iPhone
Great read. Wondered: haven’t we seen corporate uses of these techniques? (Remember “vaporware?”) Was POTUS schooling competitors for 30 years using analogues? Oligarchs read Machiavelli?! Challenging. https://www.technologyreview.com/s/604084/russian-disinformation-technology/?set=607949 David G (541)551-0377 Messaged by iPhone