Daily Archives: March 2, 2014

The Internet could crash. We need a Plan B – Danny Hillis

Danny Hillis: The Internet could crash. We need a Plan B

Published on Mar 18, 2013 – TED talk

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 should — or when — the Internet crashes.

The Truth About Bottled Water – video

The Truth About Bottled Water  

 The craze of bottled water is a national obsession but tap water is usually safer for you, and often better tasting too. Using a hidden camera, Penn & Teller will take a look at the obsession.

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