One key to rule them all…

POPSCI: “A minimum of five of the seven keyholders – one each from Britain, the U.S., Burkina Faso, Trinidad and Tobago, Canada, China, and the Czech Republic – would have to converge at a U.S. base with their keys to restart the system and connect eveything once again. We’re imagining a large medieval chamber filled with techno-religious imagery where these knights cyber must simultaneously turn hybrid thumb drive/skeleton keys in a massive router, filling the room with the blinking light of connectivity.”

There’s definitely a movie in there somewhere, a spy thriller, starring Bruce Willis, Vin Diesel and Sandra Bullock. Lot’s of terrible Hollywood user interfaces and gadgets. It’ll be huge!