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Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Sensors as Teenagers

In the Cisco Blog:  An excellent piece by Bill Franks of Teradata.  See his book I reviewed here: Taming the Big Data Tidal Wave.  About the Internet of the things and how it will operate, and about the information it will generate.   Some excellent points, good read.  " ... The primary issue for you to consider isn’t the way that our things will communicate directly to us the important facts they find. Rather, it is how they will communicate to each other as they identify those important facts. The connected things may very well end up being much more like a gaggle of teenagers than anything else. By that, I mean that they may chatter on incessantly about topics that few others find remotely interesting or important. Just as we grownups filter out the giggling teens at the mall, we will also have to filter out much of the chatter generated by our things. ... " 

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