A Low-Cost Alternative to Pricy Big Data on the Farm (VIDEO)

Will big data kill the small farm or save it? An article in the New York Times profiles a farmer in Indiana, who is loaded with the latest information technology-rich agricultural gear. His sensors and large-scale data analysis, he told me, increases his return on investment by 50 percent, compared with conventional farming. Continue reading “A Low-Cost Alternative to Pricy Big Data on the Farm (VIDEO)”

‘Internet of things’ is the most over-hyped technology, say analysts

Tech analyst firm Gartner puts the technology firmly at the peak of the ‘hype cycle’ The “internet of things” (IoT) is the most over-hyped technology in development today, according to tech analysts Gartner. The firm puts the technology, which promises a world in which every electronic device has a sim card and its own presence on the net, at five to 10 years from actual productivity. Continue reading “‘Internet of things’ is the most over-hyped technology, say analysts”

‘Internet of things’ is the most over-hyped technology, say analysts

Tech analyst firm Gartner puts the technology firmly at the peak of the ‘hype cycle’ The “internet of things” (IoT) is the most over-hyped technology in development today, according to tech analysts Gartner. The firm puts the technology, which promises a world in which every electronic device has a sim card and its own presence on the net, at five to 10 years from actual productivity. Continue reading “‘Internet of things’ is the most over-hyped technology, say analysts”