If IoT is deeply concerned with data and "data is the new oil" (as UK mathematician Clive Humby asserted in 2006), does that make IoT the new oil?
The answer, perhaps unsurprisingly, is that it's complicated. To see why, let's return to the part of Humby's original statement that's
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