Alistair Croll – Startupfest 2015

“Year Zero”
Roughly every decade, some kind of military or enterprise technology makes its way into the mainstream: the personal computer; the consumer Internet; the mobile phone; the Internet of Things. What happens when Big Data turns into a consumer product?

As a society, and even as a species, we haven’t properly understood just how fundamentally different it is to replace atoms with bits. What does it mean to be human in a connected world—and how prepared we are to deal with what comes next?