To See The Future Of Technology, Look At The People Using It For Crime

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

In this video from our Futurist Forum, Jamais Cascio says that the people hacking a tech to make it serve more shady purposes (or to help them have sex) might be the best window into how it works.

Kate Lister‘s insight:

Believe it or not, porn is why we have 3G and LTE mobile communications, why we used VHS instead of Beta, and why DVD replaced tape. More in this article and still more at http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2002/mar/03/internetnews.observerfocus

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