Posts Tagged ‘IoT‘

Does IoT mean mass unemployment?

“If we do this wrong, the technology providers could end up destroying hundreds of millions of jobs with products and services in the cloud, which makes these businesses indispensable and very rich,” says Gerd Leonhard, futurist, author and CEO of The Futures Agency. Automation and

Understanding the Internet of Things

While the idea of IoT has been around for years, it’s just beginning to enter the consumer space, and the category has yet to mature. But there are good products out there. If you’re looking to buy now, as with anything, do your research, buy

BIG MOTHER IS WATCHING YOU

Obviously, there are benefits to this optimized, quantified self, not least of which is the ability to make significant medical advances and alter the lives of those suffering from chronic, and often mystifying, illness. But there’s something to be said for the allure and beauty

Ultra-connectivity: the Devil’s in the Details

For better or for worse the world that we already inhabit runs on high-grade information fuel, much of it personal. The resulting ‘big data’ is sliced, diced, amalgamated, analysed and stored, and the distilled knowledge is used to target advertisements, improve brand image and finesse

The Internet of Things Landscape

…Early adopters in these verticals are using the IoT to pioneer new product areas and to find efficiencies that save money or reduce demand for resources…Consumers in these verticals are able to see the internet extended beyond desktops and mobile devices. As with any gold

When Will You Touch The Internet of Things?

  For the average even quite technically advanced user, submersion into the so-called Internet of Things (IoT) is generally still quite limited at this time… from Forbes via Pocket