The Internet of Things in Four Charts

The Internet of Things (IoT) and its myriad components are proliferating as they increasingly permeate all areas of life and work, with unprecedented economic effect. The IoT is the network of dedicated physical objects (things) whose embedded technology senses or interacts with their internal state or external environment. In industries and the public sector, IoT […]

Wearable technology promises greater efficiency in cities, industry and life

Technology makes our lives easier. Whether it’s a simple technology like the wheel, or a complex technology like a combustible engine, there’s no argument that having the ability to go from point A to point B is more efficient with wheels than with legs. But what about wearable technology? How will wearables affect us? Our […]

When appliance marries the Internet

The Internet of Things (IoT) is poised to be a $2 trillion opportunity for industry. But there are two key questions: What is the IoT and how did we get here? The IoT, simply, is when appliances – both domestic and industry – are connected to the Internet. As for how we get to the […]

Are wearables the future of news?

As the director of mobile products at The Washington Post, Julia Beizer is the company’s soothsayer. Her job is to constantly peer into media’s crystal ball and determine how the news organization approaches the future. Today’s launch of the Apple Watch is also the culmination of months of work Beizer and her team have committed […]