A panel discussion at the Milken Institute Global Conference 2015, moderated by Michael Schrage, Research Fellow, MIT Sloan Initiative on the Digital Economy. Panelists: Marc Goodman, Author, Future Crimes; Chair for Policy, Law and Ethics, Singularity University; Alex Hawkinson, Founder and CEO, SmartThings; Bridget Karlin, Managing Director, IoT Strategy and Technology Office, Internet of Things Group, Intel Corp.; Gary Shapiro, President and CEO, Consumer Electronics Association.
Schrage: “The glib way of thinking about the Internet of Things is social media for machines.”
Marc Goodman: “The concept of my refrigerator tweeting, snapchatting, or sexting is kind of disturbing.”
Shapiro: “The Internet spreads information; the Internet of Things is actually actionable information.”