In the future, everything will be connected to the internet. And all restaurants will be Taco Bell! The “Internet of Things” refers to the idea of pervasive, ambient connections between physical objects and the virtual world. If every modest sensor or output device could share information via the internet, what new paradigms will arise? Our little printer is one such experiment. What value can be culled from the internet without a browser interface, or even a computer screen for that matter?
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