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

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


 
 

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