Connected: To everyone and everything [guest editorial: Special section on sensors]

Katherine Albrecht, Katina Michael

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The activist group Consumers Against Supermarket Privacy Invasion and Numbering (CASPIAN) was founded in 1999 by ?Katherine Albrecht. The very same year Kevin Ashton, co-founder and executive director of the then Auto-ID Center at M.I.T., made a presentation to Proctor & Gamble with a title that included the phrase ?Internet of Things.? According to Ashton, ?the most numerous and important routers of all? are people [1], but people have limitations and are not very good at capturing data about objects in the physical world.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6679311
Pages (from-to)31-34
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Technology and Society Magazine
Issue number4
StatePublished - Dec 2013
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Engineering
  • General Social Sciences


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