Pew has been putting out some great reports on the future of digital life and IoT. There is definitely a scary side to the IoT. I can only imagine the reactions to statements like this:
We need to find ways to tell better stories about how the IoT. Especially because most of the interactions happen machine-to-machine, people only need to have a concept of how their life can be impacted.
The biggest thing for me out of this report is that computers will disappear in the near future. I can't wait for this. That is the most exciting thing as UI designer. The "user interface" will come to mean the "visible world" not just the screen. One funny thing about wearable computers:
Have wearable computers ever been cool? Ever seen someone wearing Glass? They're not cool. Find the full report here.