Heinan Landa: Why the “Internet of Things” matters

The Internet of Things is cool, but it’s important not to be blinded by the novelty of it all.

One of the most fascinating technology trends today is this concept of the “Internet of Things” (IoT). You’ve probably heard whispers of it by now, but what does it actually mean?

In short, this is the movement toward connecting basically every device ever to the Internet. Your coffee maker. Your lamps. Your home’s security system. Your car. Even drills on oil rigs.