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The internet of things

Author: Mercedes Bunz; Graham Meikle
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity Press, 2018.
Series: Digital media and society series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"More objects and devices are connected to digital networks than ever before. Things - from your phone to your car, from the heating to the lights in your house - have gathered the ability to sense their environments and create information about what is happening. Things have become media, able to both generate and communicate information. This has become known as 'the internet of things'. In this accessible  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bunz, Mercedes.
Internet of things.
Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA, USA : Polity, [2017]
(DLC) 2017039739
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mercedes Bunz; Graham Meikle
ISBN: 9781509517459 1509517456 9781509517466 1509517464
OCLC Number: 987429041
Description: 146 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.
Contents: First things --
Addressing things --
Speaking things --
Seeing things --
Tracking things --
Last things.
Series Title: Digital media and society series.
Responsibility: Mercedes Bunz and Graham Meikle.

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More objects and devices are connected to digital networks than ever before. Things - from your phone to your car, from the heating to the lights in your house - have gathered the ability to sense  Read more...
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'In this remarkably profound and accessible book, Bunz & Meikle analyze the Internet of Things as a matter of communication for both machines and humans. It is a must read for anyone interested in Read more...

 
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