Wednesday, June 08, 2016

Software as Weaponry in a Computer-Connected World - The New York Times

Perhaps more debugging, if not more decentralization, is in order...

"Even a big-vision idealist like Mr. Licklider could never have imagined that more than 50 years later, we would be telling the internet our deepest secrets and our whereabouts, and plugging in our smartphones, refrigerators, cars, oil pipelines, power grid and uranium centrifuges.

And even the early internet pioneers at the Pentagon could not have foreseen that half a century later, the billions of mistakes made along the way to creating the internet of today and all the things attached to it would be strung together to form the stage for modern warfare."
Software as Weaponry in a Computer-Connected World - The New York Times
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