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Is the Internet of Things a Solution or Just Another Problem Waiting to Happen?

Quora | Posted 08.07.2014 | Technology
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora:Is the Internet of Things a solution looking for a problem? Why or why not? Answer by Jonathan Brill...

Big Companies Invest in 'Smart' Home Technology

Larry Magid | Posted 07.23.2014 | Technology
Larry Magid

Whether the technology is from Google or any other company, connecting our homes to the so-called "Internet of things" does raise some interesting privacy and security issues.

Beware of the Refrigerator

Sheila Raju | Posted 08.22.2014 | Technology
Sheila Raju

What we tend to forget is that ultimately, the responsibility of privacy management does not rest solely on the shoulders of technology companies; it rests on consumers too.

Let's Make America's Things Smarter

Kathy Kemper | Posted 08.06.2014 | Technology
Kathy Kemper

The Internet has become boring. It's basically e-mail, Facebook, and the three other websites we visit regularly: just a bunch of information shot from one computer to the next. Yawn.

Your Smartphone Camera Can Be a Practical Tool

Larry Magid | Posted 07.07.2014 | Technology
Larry Magid

Your phone's camera can also be a practical tool. I use my smartphone camera for all sorts of things that no one would ever consider a "Kodak moment."

Welcome to the Internet of Things

Roberto Ramos | Posted 04.13.2014 | Technology
Roberto Ramos

Digital technologies have made our lives instantaneously simpler, for the most part. And as Moore's law of technology posits, it keeps swiftly moving in that direction with smaller items serving as catalysts.

LG Wants You to Text Your Fridge

Andrea Smith | Posted 03.09.2014 | Technology
Andrea Smith

Wearable technology may be the big trend here at the international CES but smart, connected home appliances is coming in a close second. Samsung sh...

Is Going Smart Really Smart?

Reno Charlton | Posted 10.12.2013 | Technology
Reno Charlton

From smartphones and tablets to smart TVs for the home, people are now connected to the digital world no matter where they go and what they do. But just how smart is leading a smart life?

How To Build The Ultimate Smart House

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.31.2012 | Technology

As design technology progresses to the point of enabling inanimate objects with Wi-Fi, we're bound to see some highly intelligent houses popping up. A...

WATCH: C++ Programming Pioneer Hacks Off-Grid, DIY, Smart Home

Kirsten Dirksen | Posted 06.03.2012 | Green
Kirsten Dirksen

When Loren Amelang's Silicon Valley employer put in florescent lighting and wouldn't let employees bring in their own lights, Amelang moved to an off-grid property to create a space where he would have control over his environment.

How America Is Dumbing Down the Next Generation

Jacqueline Leo | Posted 03.27.2012 | Technology
Jacqueline Leo

My house and my car are getting smarter. After replacing a furnace, a water heater, a dishwasher, a car, and a coffee maker, I would give my house a B- on an IQ test. The problem is, the smarter our houses become, the more incompetent we become -- with impunity.

Bianca Bosker

Former Google CEO Envisions A Home Where Every Gadget Knows You

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 01.10.2012 | Technology

LAS VEGAS -- Google wants to do a little remodeling over at your place. Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said the company's Android software...

Colorado "Smart Home" Cuts 30 Percent Of Energy Use (VIDEO)

NBC | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

"Smart grids" and "smart homes" are new discussions nationally -- and exciting ones, at that -- but some towns have been speaking that language for a ...