The promise and reality of the Internet of Things couldn’t be farther apart.
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The promise and reality of the Internet of Things couldn’t be farther apart. Here’s the promise: a “system of systems” Things are so bad that Gartner — one of tech’s most respected research and advisory companies — called the Internet of Things the most hyped emerging technology of 2014: To be fair, things being interneted is very much a new phenomenon. Wireless chips only recently became cheap enough to install as an afterthought thanks to the explosion of smartphone ownership around the world. Someday, Google and Watson and Siri and Alexa and Cortana will all find a way to make sense of the data we radiate. That time isn’t now. – Everyone has an opinion, this is one of the less informed ones.