Internet of Things: Why your home is a connected device Tower of Babel

LARRY DIGNAN | March 1, 2016

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Your "things" may be connected to the Internet, but for the most part, they aren't connected to each other. It doesn't have to be that way. According to legend written in the Hebrew Bible, post-diluvian humanity, united by a single language, dared to insult The Lord by building a city whose featured structure was an immense tower that would touch the heavens itself. As punishment, God scattered humanity, the city building project was abandoned, and He made it so that they could not understand each other. And thus the city was called Babel.

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