It almost defies belief that Stanley Kubrick’s groundbreaking 1968 film, “2001: A Space Odyssey” will be more than 45 years old in 2014. Some of the more esoteric, non-verbal scenes in the movie are head-scratchers for many, but 2001’s way-ahead-of-its-time premise that artificial intelligence is a living, evolutionary being on a par with humanity is still an astounding concept. This brings to mind an emerging term, called “The Internet of Things,” or IoT, which has been percolating since the late 90s and is now starting to receive some serious attention. An Internet search will yield a host of explanations regarding IoT, but I like Techopedia’s definition best:
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