This is probably why the UN is making another run at taking over (and wrecking) the Internet. Can’t have all that economic growth. Our Mother can’t sustain it.
So how soon will GE attach themselves to the public tit for their corporate welfare on this latest scheme?
Oh sure. Human beings using ubiquitous, all encompassing data technologies to make our lives easier. What could possibly go wrong?
Oh, so GE is going to tell me to buy a part that has not broken because they feel its going to. Nice, that is if everyone at GE is honest.
Funny how it works, we bail out GE and GE Capitol suddenly has tons of money to lend at interest, and millions to spend on TV adds to let us know, but GE is going bankrupt.
I’m wary. There are security implications. What if this internet is hacked.
Can you imagine your refrigerator with a computer virus? Or being in a jet plane with the engines losing oil pressure, but the pilots are oblivious because of a computer virus?
This is why the electric grid, water treatment plants, refineries etc. should never be able to be operated remotely.
Similar reasoning to why paperless voting should never be allowed. These functions are too important to be allowed to be in the hands of a few technical persons that fully understand them.