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Twitter: Enabling the Internet of Things-lite

Sander Duivestein
May 13, 2013

“It seems that Twitter is starting to provide the barest of minimums required for a physical object to count as a member of the Internet of Things. Some devices, like those mentioned above, use Twitter to communicate; others, like a lightbulb that shines when a Twitter account is mentioned and a cuckoo clock that animates small wooden puppets based on specific Twitter actions. This is our connected future, formed one Tweet at a time.” Read the complete article over here. Also read the excellent post “Twitter joined the Internet of Things” by Thomas van Manen on the same subject.

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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