Recently, we've been getting asked about the differences between many different IoT standards. One of the biggest players is Google—and they've been approaching the world of IoT on many, many fronts. Their early investment in Nest placed them firmly at the front of the pack for the current wave of home automation. But Google has also been working on IoT backbones for many developers to use, in three key ways:
So far, a great day here at the Cleantech Forum 2015. I'm seeing lots of great startups and committed corporates trying to connect the dots between old-school energy issues and new-school, software-driven solutions.
I've attached a few sketches of the problem spaces from the sessions for your commentary, and I look forward to reporting back with more tomorrow!
Damon Albarn, famed for his frontman role in the bands Blur and Gorillaz, released this great music video "Everyday Robots" a few months ago. The lyrics provide a subtle and powerful critique of our relationship with technology and were a great soundtrack as our team crafted Cyborgs and The Social Network of Things, a visual guide to our progression from the information age and the Internet of Things (IoT) towards what might be called an age of cyborgs. You can read more about the Cyborgs and the Social Network of Things here on the Causeit site.