My Brain is Post-Internet?
Connections change our world, only if man's will allows.
SmartThings some brands like Samsung (Smart Things),Google (Brillo/Weave),Apple (HomeKit),Allseen Alliance (Alljoyn)andAmazon (Alexa)will offer tools (applications, cameras and sensors) that will enable the smart home through the internet of things. Among its features are energy efficiency and security. Yes, the «digital natives thieves» will have an easier, vintages need recycling.
Joking aside, the reality of the XXII century will be virtual, and pass through the screen of a device. The cultural sector will be dominated by multiplatform narratives, have disappeared copyright as we know, and libraries-but not libraries- be history (Bracero, 2016).Douglas Coupland words we could say «I miss my pre-internet brain.» Technological development makes sense while serving to increase knowledge and did not go in impaired development of our capabilities.
Hans Vestberg, CEO of Ericsson, describes the drastic influence will the Internet of things: «If a person is connected to the network, changes his life. But if all things and objects are connected, the world is changing.» Not only human we hold the privilege of being intelligent. The objects we make we will make a tough competition (De la Serna, 2016).
Faced with the opinion of Hans Vestberg, is that of Mukhanov, one of the researchers who discovered next to Hawking’s theory of the origin of the universe. For him, «The machines will only be smarter than us if we strive to be dumber than them and stop thinking» (Tagarro, 2016, p. 24).
Ultimately, the danger is empty of content technology, limit ourselves to use it without transmitting any message. Proof of this are the texts published on social networks. Even some talk about «infoxication» as a result of the abuse of technology in everyday life.
I am a faithful advocate of sustainable anthropology, put all the means at our disposal to achieve a humanized life style, where the environment is built on those same coordinates. Technology should help us better, materially and spiritually.
- Bracero, F. (2016). Sastrería tecnológica. La Vanguardia 135o Aniversario, (Edición Especial), 56-60.
- De la Serna, C. (2016). El Internet de las cosas: invasión inminente [Newspaper]. Retrieved june 6, 2016.
- Tagarro, A. (2016). Los físicos y la creación. XL Semanal, (1494), 18-25.
- Denning, T., Kohno, T., & Levy, H. (2013). Computer security and the modern home. Communications Of The ACM, 56(1), 94. doi:10.1145/2398356.2398377. Retrieved May 30,2016, from here.