The Smart Years

Episode 9

Connect the Dots of Your Life Using the Internet of Things

Bybreen Samuels published on

Bybreen Samuels is in conversation with Elliott Denham, a Happy Global Nomad, Seeker of Good Conversations and an Adventurer. Oh, and he happens to be a Technologist who tinkers in the world of the Internet of Things (IOT).

Tune into this episode of The Smart Years to discover the:

  • Mega-trend of the Internet of Things
  • Best way to scope out a value proposition in the IOT space
  • 'How to tip' to know if you have a scalable startup business
  • Difference between artificial intelligence and machine learning
  • Meaning of Consumer IOT and how it differs from Industrial IOT
  • Niche areas to focus on if you want to build a Consumer IOT product
  • Top 3 countries that are investing heavily into IOT startup businesses
  • Percentage of UK investments in global deals and compound annual growth
  • Key questions you must ask yourself when trying to solve a business problem
  • Various types and number of connected devices in circulation by 2020 and what this means

Quote of the Day by Eric Schmidt

"The internet is the first thing that humanity has built and doesn't understand. It's the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had."

Recommended Resources:

IOT Report

Market Pulse Report for IOT


Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom


Masters of Scale - Reid Hoffman



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