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A Simple Explanation Of ‘The Internet Of Things’

The “Internet of things” (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation both in the workplace and outside of it. It’s a concept that not only has the potential to impact how we live but also how we work. But what exactly is the “Internet of things” and what impact is it going to have on you, if any? There are a lot of complexities around the “Internet of things” but I want to stick to the basics. Lots of technical and policy-related conversations are being had but many people are still just trying to grasp the foundation of what the heck these conversations are about.

Let’s start with understanding a few things.

Broadband Internet is become more widely available, the cost of connecting is decreasing, more devices are being created with Wi-Fi capabilities and sensors built into them, technology costs are going down, and smartphone penetration is sky-rocketing.  

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Eclipse IoT Working Group | IoT development made simple

No company can realize the IoT on its own… Within the Eclipse Community, through the contribution of many IoT developers, tools and standards are created on an open platform that many companies can benefit from for their IoT applications.

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Stefan Ferber / CEO, Bosch Software Innovations

Eclipse IoT is the industry’s leading community for Open Source IoT projects. For Red Hat, Eclipse IoT is the place where we collaborate with like-minded colleagues from other firms to create projects that form the basis of our IoT products.

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David Ingham / Director of Software Engineering, Integration Middleware, Red Hat

Within Eclipse IoT, Eurotech is working with Cloudera, Red Hat, and others to develop key IoT runtimes and other enabling technologies that will enable integrated, end-to-end open IoT architectures.

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Giuseppe Surace / Chief Product and Marketing Officer, Eurotech

Finally, DB foresees more open source integrations in the future and looks forward to collaborating

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Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

A Wikipedia gadget is a JavaScript user script that can be enabled simply by checking an option in your Wikipedia settings. Installed gadgets are also listed on Special:Gadgets.

Installed gadgets[change source]

Here is a list of some of the gadgets that are installed on Simple English Wikipedia.

Browsing[change source]

Gadgets in this group make browsing Wikipedia easier.

Interface[change source]

Gadgets in this group are used to change the way Wikipedia looks. They usually add links, tabs, or boxes which add new functions to the pages.

  • Disable access keys – Disable browser access keys on Wikipedia pages
  • New page box – Adds a box to the left column, which shows the ten newest pages and updates every five seconds (using AJAX).
  • New changes box – Add a box to the left column, which shows the ten newest changes and updates every five
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MLA Format & MLA Citations Made Simple For You

What you’ll find in this guide

This page provides an in-depth overview of MLA format. It includes information related to MLA citations, plagiarism, proper formatting for in-text and regular citations, and examples of citations for many different types of sources.

Looking for APA? Check out Citation Machine’s guide on APA format. We also have resources for Chicago citation style as well.

How to be a responsible researcher or scholar

Putting together a research project involves searching for information, disseminating and analyzing information, collecting information, and repurposing information. Being a responsible researcher requires keeping track of the sources that were used to help develop your research project, sharing the information you borrowed in an ethical way, and giving credit to the authors of the sources you used. Doing all of these things prevents plagiarism.

What is Plagiarism?

Plagiarism is the act of using others’ information without giving credit or acknowledging them.

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