30 Jun '17, 1pm

A $2 Million Contest Seeks a Real-World Pied Piper to Solve Big Internet Challenges

A $2 Million Contest Seeks a Real-World Pied Piper to Solve Big Internet Challenges

In Sunday’s season finale of HBO’s Silicon Valley, fictional startup Pied Piper’s attempt to create a decentralized Internet appears to have spectacularly failed, thanks to mobile phone explosions and a disastrous attempt to move a server. Then the distraught founders discover that their network is actually ticking along just fine. But how? It turns out that it has jumped to smart refrigerators. Now that’s resilient! The Internet of refrigerators is, of course, fiction. But could an Internet that is this resilient—or nearly so—be a reality? Mozilla and the U.S. National Science Foundation think it’s possible, and aim to accelerate its creation by offering $2 million in prize money to teams that invent it—or at least get close. “We’ve picked two of the most challenging situations in which people are disconnected from the Internet,” Mozilla program manager Mehan Jayasuriya t...

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