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top technology analyst has warned that world might not yet be ready for what is called Internet of Things. This is next stage of digital and technological revolution. It will greatly transform our lives via interconnectedness of all devices, services and appliances we use in our daily life. technology research company Gartner predicts that by 2020, nearly 26 billion devices will be on Internet of Things. All of these things will communicate with each other to make even simple decisions, like ordering new carton of milk, seamless experience. fridge will simply contact delivery service when it senses stocks need replenishing, and hey presto – no need to go shopping.

ComputerWorld magazine says that while Internet of Things has, "the potential to drive fundamental economic and social change," there are "serious obstacles" to ensuring infrastructure of this technological revolution is in place in time. These include building of new data storage centres, data storage and management and data security. Gib Sorebo, cyber-security expert, warns of unforeseen. He says " law of unintended consequences" on the Internet could pose problems with explosion in the number of connected devices. He predicts that privacy will become primary concern because of huge number of things in our daily life that will be connected to Internet.

 
 

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