Welcome to the Internet of stupid (hackable) things
The rise of IoT technology brings with it the promise of innovation the likes of which we’ve never seen. But the reality of everything being connected can have unintended consequences, not all of them useful.
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.cio.com
Just connecting a "dumb" thing to internet doesn’t make it smart. Just a "dumber" thing that is now vulnerable and puts its owner at risk. That doesn’t say there will be many intelligent things developed that will contribute positively and enhance to our lives.
It’s like with the first iPhone apps. It started out with things like a beer simulator, but now there are some real productivity tools in you pocket.