It seems like a paradox that a hacker would bother monitoring approximately half a million connected devices around the world out of sheer curiosity. But, there it is, the undeniable truth that a hacker recently measured 24 hours of internet access, producing a color coded, animated GIF to distinguish between higher and lower usage… just because.
As we settle into 2013, there’s no escaping speculation of what the year has in store. These days, the conversation is increasingly dominated by technological developments and anticipation of new innovations. In light of this reality, Fast Company debuted a thought provoking, interactive graphic — Envisioning Emerging Technology for 2012 and Beyond — earlier this year.