Internet breakdown


The chaos that would erupt if the internet went down, says technologist and inventor Danny Hillis, means we hav...


The chaos that would erupt if the internet went down, says technologist and inventor Danny Hillis, means we have to come up with an alternative. But the problem is we don_t know the consequences because we are using the internet in ways we did not initially envisage.

He says that the internet has grown so quickly that we can only guess how many people are using it _ an, just like an economy, the number of interactions has made it too complicated to predict. But he says we needs to understand that a simpler back-up system is crucial.

Watch media :http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20130829-cutting-the-internet-down-to-size

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