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Design, GRAP201, Internet of Things, Opinion, St. Lawrence College -

I've begun seeing a new term being used around the internet, largely on tech and design blogs, "The Internet of Things."  As I understand it this term relates to the increasing connectivity of our everyday household objects. Google's newest acquisition "Nest" and the Kickstarter gem "Pebble" are excellent examples of this type of product. Nest is a home thermostat that is connected to a your WiFi network and gathers data about how you use the heat in your home to learn and optimize when the home is warm or cool. It can be controlled with a smartphone or a web...

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