It’s Not the Internet of People Anymore

“I’m going to make a stunning observation,” is how Timothy Chou, a visionary and leader in bringing enterprises to the cloud since 1999, in his keynote speech at IoT Emerge today. “Things are not people.”While that notion may seem spectacularly obvious, Chou stressed that the implications of it are profound. “Yeah, so you can buy a book from Amazon and process purchase orders or find people to hire over the Internet. But these applications are all basically assuming that it is a human at the other end. As I said this may not seem particularly insightful–people aren’t things and things aren’t people. So if we want to talk about the IoT we have to recognize that things are not people.”He went on to list five ways in which things are…

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