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Everything Changes With The Internet Of Everything

Sander Duivestein
May 14, 2013

“If you get lost, your sneakers could help find you. The coming age of the Internet of Everything promises radical shifts in how we live, how we solve problems, and how we recover from difficulty. The technology industry is racing to instrument and connect a vast range of things and processes in the physical and digital worlds. Several big companies have identified it as a giant opportunity—Amazon, Cisco, Ericsson, GE, IBM, and Qualcomm among them. They all believe that what many call the Internet of Everything (or IoE) could have an even bigger impact on the world than the Internet that preceded it. The ultimate promise of the IoE is a system where machines talk to other machines to get complex tasks done on behalf of we humans. But this new movement is still primitive. What we have now is often referred to as the Internet of things, and for all its wonders it will soon seem as inadequate as dial-up modems, online services like Prodigy, and walled-off client/server networks do in relation to today’s Internet. We are heading into an instrumented world, in which intelligence is widely distributed across the physical landscape, turning everything into, in effect, a machine.” Read here the complete article by Kevin Maney for Forbes.

About the author

Trend Watcher – New Media, Trend Analyst VINT | Netherlands
Sander Duivestein (1971) is a highly acclaimed and top-rated trendwatcher, an influential author, an acclaimed keynote speaker, a digital business entrepreneur, and a strategic advisor on disruptive innovations. His main focus is the impact of new technologies on people, businesses and society.


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