The Internet of Things will transform industry, agriculture, and our cities. But we need to consider carefully the risks as well as the rewards.
For decades experts have puzzled over why most people claim to have privacy concerns, but few actually do enough about it.
Technology and data are being harnessed to increase productivity in cities, but there also need to be 'slow moments', when people can pause to enjoy their surroundings.
Farming data collected by governments, agribusinesses and banks is regulated in a piecemeal fashion, and ends up beyond the reach of farmers.
As robotics, IoT, and other automation technologies grow in sophistication and commercial feasibility, jobs at nearly every skill level will be impacted.