Everything is a computer. Ovens are computers that make things hot; refrigerators are computers that keep things cold. These computers--from home thermostats to chemical plants--are all online. The Internet, once a virtual abstraction, can now sense and touch the physical world.As we open our lives to this future, often called the Internet of Things, we are beginning to see its enormous potential in ideas like driverless cars, smart cities, and personal...
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