Technical Interconnectivity – a Key to a better World

July 4th, 2012   Theme: Internet Freedom

“I believe that the questions addressed in Interop are fundamental in nature as we are trying to build a better world.” technology expert Urs Gasser writes in his blog regarding his and John Palfrey’s latest book Interop. Gasser and Palfrey have explored the role of interconnectivity and technical integration to solve challenges in society such as health care issues, financial crisis and global warming. They argue that the practice of standardization and interoperability of technology promotes innovation and economic growth. But they also discuss the potential negative aspects with respect to privacy, security and co-dependence of states.     

Read Urs Gasser’s blogspot

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