(GEARBRAIN) December 12, 2015 - If your mobile device gets hacked you lose data. If your smart car is the target? You could lose your life.

Bill Marcus talks to Patricia Salber, Dana Blouin, David Lee Scher, Michael Kices, Bill Winterberg, and Brian Wang. How will Big Data and IOTs affect the health industry? Finance? Banking? Poverty? The Internet? Energy? Climate change? What's in store for the future?

A collection of links to Bill's works from American Public Media's Marketplace, PRI's The World, and print about race and otherness in China.

Bill Marcus played an American businessman in the 2006 romantic drama The Painted Veil, starring Naomi Watts, Edward Norton and Liev Schreiber.

Bill Marcus covered the 2011 Japanese tsunami, the 2010 Nuclear Security Summit in Seoul, and the 2008 Beijing Olympics.