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February 14, 2019

CALmatters

California’s ‘smart’ energy future glows on the horizon—but how to get there?

Gene Tsudik, a UC Irvine professor and one of the participants, is a computer scientist specializing in privacy and security. His professional antennae were fired up when teams of installers left behind clicking, ticking, blinking monitors that provided his family’s interface with the grid. “I was very well aware that even simple devices that transmit wirelessly can triangulate the movement of people in the house,” Tsudik said. “We are surrounded by smart devices all over the place. Of course, they violate your privacy.”

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California’s ‘smart’ energy future glows on the horizon—but how to get there?


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