Monday, December 9, 2019

Is the Internet of Things (IoT) Bad for the Environment?

IoT is about bringing sensors, devices, and appliances on-line, where they can be controlled remotely, and feed data to the cloud.

But will this create environmental issues?  Will appliances and machinery with long life spans (10-20 years) end up in land fills sooner, since technology becomes obsolete every 18 months?

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