samzenpus from the aligning-our-out-of-the-box-synergy-to-better-monetize-the-low-hanging-fruit dept.
Brandon Butler writes In the annual battle of the buzzwords, the Internet of Things has won. Each year the research firm Gartner puts out a Hype Cycle of emerging technologies, a sort of report card for various trends and buzzwords. This year, IoT tops the list. On another note, somewhat surprising is that Gartner says the "cloud computing" is not just hype anymore, but becoming a mainstream technology.
We will have solar energy as soon as the utility companies solve one technical
problem -- how to run a sunbeam through a meter.