Microsoft employee attempts to cleverly clear up the confusion around the Internet of Things (IoT)

For most, the term Internet of Things (IoT) is a nebulous cloud of catch phrases and loosely connected peripherals. As more OEMs throw their hats into what most hope is the next form of mass computing, the meaning of IoT seems to become even further convoluted. Devices such as washers and dryers are being lumped together with home security, intelligent clothing, and hospital bedside monitors as developers sort out the best use cases for IoT, and make a mess out of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in the process. Along with others, Microsoft has a vision of what the Internet of Things (IoT) is or rather should mean to the general public and future developers. In a post about the Art of SQL Server Maintenance, Microsoft employee Mike Wilmot waxes poetically about the…


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