Operators of the nation’s power grid found their computer screens frozen while malware inserted in their systems prevented them from regaining control. The shutdown was the work of Russian hackers. And our guest, David Sanger, says cyberattacks are increasingly common in the modern world and that electric grids and nuclear plants in the United States have been implanted with code that may be used in such an attack..
CAROL J. But there a happy ending. Run scared, Chairman Shrontz says. The Internet and smartphone are just the latest in a 250 year long cycle of disruption that has continuously changed the way we live, the way we work and the way we interact. The coming Augmented Age, however, promises a level of disruption, behavioral shifts and changes that are unparalleled. While consumers today are camping outside of an Apple store waiting to be one of the first to score a new Apple Watch or iPhone, the next generation of wearables will be able to predict if we’re likely to have a heart attack and recommend a course of action.
Irv Slosberg (D Boca Raton), who became a highway safety advocate after losing his 14 year old daughter in a crash, confessed to the News Press he thinks the bill’s chances are “slim to none.” Sen. Jack Lavala (R Clearwater), the Republican chair of Senate Transportation Committee, gave the St. Pete Times some very choice words at a very choice time about the possibility of a ban on texting while driving law passing (via Miami New Times):.
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