All the Smart Things — Fintech, Blockchain and the Internet of Things

If the rooms had ears and the furniture had mouths … oh, how would they slander about our habits behind our backs?

Well, they can already talk to us for once: Voice-controlled assistant devices like Alexa and Siri inhabit our private spaces just now. And we can easily picture them having a conversation with each other, too (even though it would be a funny one for sure). But what if our clock radio told our food processor to get that smoothie ready, for we are about to leave for work? Or what if our watch told our bathtub to run us a remedial bath because we’re leaving our workplace with first stirrings of a common cold? And think of a fridge, buying food articles once it runs out of them, using its own eWallet…

That’s where we enter the domain of the Internet of Things.

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