The Internet of Things

Author: Samuel Greengard

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262527731

Category: Computers

Page: 232

View: 4688

A guided tour through the Internet of Things, a networked world of connected devices, objects, and people that is changing the way we live and work.

Designing the Internet of Things

Author: Adrian McEwen,Hakim Cassimally

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118430654

Category: Computers

Page: 336

View: 9442

Take your idea from concept to production with this unique guide Whether it's called physical computing, ubiquitous computing, or the Internet of Things, it's a hot topic in technology: how to channel your inner Steve Jobs and successfully combine hardware, embedded software, web services, electronics, and cool design to create cutting-edge devices that are fun, interactive, and practical. If you'd like to create the next must-have product, this unique book is the perfect place to start. Both a creative and practical primer, it explores the platforms you can use to develop hardware or software, discusses design concepts that will make your products eye-catching and appealing, and shows you ways to scale up from a single prototype to mass production. Helps software engineers, web designers, product designers, and electronics engineers start designing products using the Internet-of-Things approach Explains how to combine sensors, servos, robotics, Arduino chips, and more with various networks or the Internet, to create interactive, cutting-edge devices Provides an overview of the necessary steps to take your idea from concept through production If you'd like to design for the future, Designing the Internet of Things is a great place to start.

The Self-Tracking

Author: Gina Neff,Dawn Nafus

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262529122

Category: Computers

Page: 248

View: 1030

What happens when people turn their everyday experience into data: an introduction to the essential ideas and key challenges of self-tracking.

Robots

Author: John M. Jordan

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262529505

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 272

View: 3956

An accessible and engaging account of robots, covering the current state of the field, the fantasies of popular culture, and implications for life and work.

Machine Learning

The New AI

Author: Ethem Alpaydin

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262529513

Category: Computers

Page: 224

View: 1082

A concise overview of machine learning -- computer programs that learn from data -- which underlies applications that include recommendation systems, face recognition, and driverless cars.

The Inversion Factor

How to Thrive in the IoT Economy

Author: Linda Bernardi,Sanjay Sarma,Kenneth Traub

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262037270

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 240

View: 9811

Introduction: things aren't what they used to be -- From products to needs to experiences -- Inversion -- An inversion vocabulary -- The internet of things : how things became connected -- The intelligence of things : how things became smart -- The immersion of things : how things are becoming experiences -- Inversion in practice : reinventing your market and your business -- Conversations with inversion players -- A culture of inversion

Information and Society

Author: Michael Buckland

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262533383

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 232

View: 1908

A short, informal account of our ever-increasing dependence on a complex multiplicity of messages, records, documents, and data.

The Silent Intelligence

The Internet of Things

Author: Daniel Kellmereit,Daniel Obodovski

Publisher: Dnd Ventures LLC

ISBN: 9780989973700

Category: Games

Page: 156

View: 1976

We called this book The Silent Intelligence because most of the activity and growth in the space has so far been happening outside of mainstream visibility. We hope that our book will help executives, entrepreneurs, investors and everybody else better understand the opportunities and challenges of the Internet of Things and will get them as excited about the upcoming possibilities as we are."--pub. desc.

Cloud Computing

Author: Nayan B. Ruparelia

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262529092

Category: Computers

Page: 280

View: 2625

"This book provides a lucid overview of the implications of the cloud phenomenon and the opportunities and risks associated with it"--

The Technological Singularity

Author: Murray Shanahan

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262527804

Category: Computers

Page: 272

View: 5662

The idea of technological singularity, and what it would mean if ordinary human intelligence were enhanced or overtaken by artificial intelligence.

Metadata

Author: Jeffrey Pomerantz

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262528517

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 239

View: 7825

Everything we need to know about metadata, the usually invisible infrastructure for information with which we interact every day.

Learning Internet of Things

Author: Peter Waher

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783553545

Category: Computers

Page: 242

View: 8842

If you're a developer or electronics engineer who is curious about Internet of Things, then this is the book for you. With only a rudimentary understanding of electronics, Raspberry Pi, or similar credit-card sized computers, and some programming experience using managed code such as C# or Java, you will be taught to develop state-of-the-art solutions for Internet of Things in an instant.

Crowdsourcing

Author: Daren C. Brabham

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262314258

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 168

View: 5567

Ever since the term "crowdsourcing" was coined in 2006 by Wired writer Jeff Howe, group activities ranging from the creation of the Oxford English Dictionary to the choosing of new colors for M&Ms have been labeled with this most buzz-generating of media buzzwords. In this accessible but authoritative account, grounded in the empirical literature, Daren Brabham explains what crowdsourcing is, what it is not, and how it works. Crowdsourcing, Brabham tells us, is an online, distributed problem solving and production model that leverages the collective intelligence of online communities for specific purposes set forth by a crowdsourcing organization -- corporate, government, or volunteer. Uniquely, it combines a bottom-up, open, creative process with top-down organizational goals. Crowdsourcing is not open source production, which lacks the top-down component; it is not a market research survey that offers participants a short list of choices; and it is qualitatively different from predigital open innovation and collaborative production processes, which lacked the speed, reach, rich capability, and lowered barriers to entry enabled by the Internet. Brabham describes the intellectual roots of the idea of crowdsourcing in such concepts as collective intelligence, the wisdom of crowds, and distributed computing. He surveys the major issues in crowdsourcing, including crowd motivation, the misconception of the amateur participant, crowdfunding, and the danger of "crowdsploitation" of volunteer labor, citing real-world examples from Threadless, InnoCentive, and other organizations. And he considers the future of crowdsourcing in both theory and practice, describing its possible roles in journalism, governance, national security, and science and health.

Machine Translation

Author: Thierry Poibeau

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262534215

Category: Computers

Page: 296

View: 8381

The trouble with translation -- A quick overview of the evolution of machine translation -- Before the advent of computers -- The beginnings of machine translation : the first rule-based systems -- The ALPAC report (1966) and its consequences -- Parallel corpora and sentence alignment -- Example-based machine translation -- Statistical machine translation and word alignment -- Segment-based machine translation -- Challenges and limitations of statistical machine translation -- Deep learning machine translation -- The evaluation of machine translation systems -- The machine translation industry, between professional and mass-market applications -- Conclusion : the future of machine translation

This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things

Mapping the Relationship Between Online Trolling and Mainstream Culture

Author: Whitney Phillips

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262028948

Category: Computers

Page: 256

View: 1086

Why the troll problem is actually a culture problem: how online trolling fits comfortably within today's media landscape.

Memes in Digital Culture

Author: Limor Shifman

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262525437

Category: Computers

Page: 200

View: 6479

Taking "Gangnam Style" seriously: what Internet memes can tell us about digital culture.

Privacy on the Ground

Driving Corporate Behavior in the United States and Europe

Author: Kenneth A. Bamberger,Deirdre K. Mulligan

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262029987

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 352

View: 8989

An examination of corporate privacy management in the United States, Germany, Spain, France, and the United Kingdom, identifying international best practices and making policy recommendations.

MOOCs

Author: Jonathan Haber

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262526913

Category: Education

Page: 227

View: 9920

Everything you always wanted to know about MOOCs: an account of massive open online courses and what they might mean for the future of higher education.

Internet of Things

Converging Technologies for Smart Environments and Integrated Ecosystems

Author: Peter Friess

Publisher: River Publishers

ISBN: 8792982735

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 364

View: 5549

The book aims to provide a broad overview of various topics of the Internet of Things (IoT) from the research and development priorities to enabling technologies, architecture, security, privacy, interoperability and industrial applications. It is intended to be a stand-alone book in a series that covers the Internet of Things activities of the IERC - Internet of Things European Research Cluster - from technology to international cooperation and the global "state of play." The book builds on the ideas put forward by the European Research Cluster on the Internet of Things Strategic Research and Innovation Agenda and presents views and state of the art results on the challenges facing the research, development and deployment of IoT at the global level. Today we see the integration of Industrial, Business and Consumer Internet which is bringing together the Internet of People, Internet of Things, Internet of Energy, Internet of Vehicles, Internet of Media, Services and Enterprises in forming the backbone of the digital economy, the digital society and the foundation for the future knowledge and innovation based economy. These developments are supporting solutions for the emerging challenges of public health, aging population, environmental protection and climate change, the conservation of energy and scarce materials, enhancements to safety and security and the continuation and growth of economic prosperity. Penetration of smartphones and advances in nanoelectronics, cyber-physical systems, wireless communication, software, and Cloud computing technology will be the main drivers for IoT development. The IoT contribution is seen in the increased value of information created by the number of interconnections among things and the transformation of the processed information into knowledge shared into the Internet of Everything. The connected devices are part of ecosystems connecting people, processes, data, and things which are communicating in the Cloud using the increased storage and computing power while attempting to standardize communication and metadata. In this context, the next generation of Cloud computing technologies will need to be flexible enough to scale autonomously, adaptive enough to handle constantly changing connections and resilient enough to stand up to the huge flows of data that will occur. In 2025, analysts forecast that there will be six devices per human on the planet, which means around 50 billion more connected devices over the next 12 years. The Internet of Things market is connected to this anticipated device growth from industrial Machine to Machine (M2M) systems, smart meters and wireless sensors. Internet of Things technology will generate new services and new interfaces by creating smart environments and smart spaces with applications ranging from Smart Cities, Smart Transport, Buildings, Energy, Grid, to Smart Health and Life.

Information and the Modern Corporation

Author: James W Cortada

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262297949

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 176

View: 6924

While we have been preoccupied with the latest i-gadget from Apple and with Google's ongoing expansion, we may have missed something: the fundamental transformation of whole firms and industries into giant information-processing machines. Today, more than eighty percent of workers collect and analyze information (often in digital form) in the course of doing their jobs. This book offers a guide to the role of information in modern business, mapping the use of information within work processes and tracing flows of information across supply-chain management, product development, customer relations, and sales. The emphasis is on information itself, not on information technology. Information, overshadowed for a while by the glamour and novelty of IT, is the fundamental component of the modern corporation. In Information and the Modern Corporation, longtime IBM manager and consultant James Cortada clarifies the differences among data, facts, information, and knowledge and describes how the art of analytics has all but eliminated decision making based on gut feeling, replacing it with fact-based decisions. He describes the working style of "road warriors," whose offices are anywhere their laptops and cell phones are and whose deep knowledge of a given topic becomes their medium of exchange. Information is the core of the modern enterprise, and the use of information defines the activities of a firm. This essential guide shows managers and employees better ways to leverage information--by design and not by accident.