Five techie TED Talks

BY J. CARLTON COLLINS, CPA

To further feed your tech-savvy appetite, you may want to check out these five interesting TED Talks featuring various technology topics:

Fighting Viruses, Defending the Net” (Mikko Hypponen, 2011) (17:35).

All Your Devices Can Be Hacked” (Avi Rubin, 2011) (16:56).

Tracking Our Online Trackers” (Gary Kovacs, 2012) (6:39).

Welcome to the Age of the Industrial Internet” (Marco Annunziata, 2013) (12:36).

Technology’s Long Tail” (Chris Anderson, 2004) (14:18).

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