IoT – hype and reality

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Hype vs. Reality: A Reality Check on the Internet of Things
sloanreview.mit.edu blog
by Michael Fitzgerald
January 28, 2016

According to Fitzgerald ” The Internet of Things has plenty of hype — it’s going to be big, really big — but also plenty of detractors. The naysayers breathily predict everything from the surveillance state to a wrecked economy to people enslaved by machines.” In this post he provides nine bits of information to consider.

This is very short because it provides links to the sources he thinks constitute a good update on the thinking about The Internet of Things. They are worth clicking through and reviewing. I particularly recommend the Cisco manager’s take on security as we’ve featured it here in ATF. Also review the extensive infographic – On the Internet nobody knows you’re a toaster.(Michalko)

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