Katherine is Assistant Professor of Media Design School of Art, Media, and Technology Parsons the New School for Design. Her projects include “The Scrapyard Challenge,” presented with Jonah Brucker-Cohen at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, France,...
Shawn Hessinger: What is the Internet of Things and Why Should You Care?
Source: „It’s not just your phone and your watch that are smart anymore. These days, many more devices than just your computer are connected to the Internet.
As we know, scads of other devices, software and many other tools are now connected and exchanging data – creating this Internet of Things. This exchange includes important things like downloads and status updates needed to make our devices more effective and useful than ever.
We once may have wondered why small business owners needed to care about all of this. After all, just a few short years ago it seemed a true Internet of Things was still far off.
It seemed equally unlikely that the issue would impact us or our businesses positively or negatively any time soon.
But now, it seems all that has changed.”