The internet is broken - people could die
The internet has rapidly become an indispensable tool, but the FT’s Hannah Kuchler thinks it is seriously flawed and in urgent need of repair. Not only that, she believes that as we put more and more physical objects online, ranging from self-driving cars to nuclear power plants, the risk of fatal accidents is growing ever more likely.
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