Introduction

WE’RE ALL IN THIS NOW

by Alex Blau

The internet was once just an idea in someone’s head. A seemingly unfathomable future where everything and everyone would be connected, and where uninhibited flows of data and information would enable unprecedented advancements in communication, health care, transportation, automation, and commerce. And there would be robots, of course. The world in which we live today is not that far off from the imaginings of those futurists, and because of these technologies the ways in which firms and governments operate have fundamentally changed. Embedded in these cyberpunk dreams were prescient warnings about the potential risks inherent to our interconnected world. Hackers, advanced artificial intelligence, ...

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