Notes from the Electronic Cottage 2/19/15

Producer/Host: Jim Campbell

The Internet of Things is on its way, whether we like it or not. While its supporters promise great benefits in terms of convenience and new capabilities, there is also the other side to consider. With everything connected to the web, piles of personal information will be passing back and forth among “smart” objects ranging from our cars, our TVs, our clothes, and b even our bathroom scales. As we know, nothing is really safe on the web, so what will the availability of all that information mean for our personal lives as the Internet of Things grows over the coming years?