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Danny Hillis - The Internet Could Crash. We Need A Plan B

Streaming Video - 2009
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In the 1970s and 1980s, a generous spirit suffused the Internet, whose users were few and far between. But today, the net is ubiquitous, connecting billions of people, machines and essential pieces of infrastructure - leaving us vulnerable to cyber-attack or meltdown. Internet pioneer Danny Hillis argues that the Internet wasn't designed for this kind of scale, and sounds a clarion call for us to develop a Plan B: a parallel system to fall back on if - or when - the Internet crashes.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : TED Conferences LLC, [2009]
Copyright Date: ©2009
Characteristics: video file,rda
1 online resource (1 video file (12 min., 25 sec.)) : sound, color
Additional Contributors: TED Conferences LLC
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