#11 The Big Data & Internet of Things Explosion
The world's population has reached over 7.7 billion, according to population.io and is continually rising. More and more people are being pulled out of poverty, living a better, healthier, more abundant life.
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Wolfgang Fengler - Who is the World Bank's Lead Economist in Southern Africa and
Phathizwe Malinga - MD of SqwidNet and part of the SingularityU South Africa faculty with a focus on connecting Things to the Internet (IoT).
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The Internet of Things, or IoT, refers to the billions of physical devices around the world that are now connected to the internet, collecting and sharing data. It is a system of interrelated, internet-connected objects that are able to collect and transfer data over a wireless network without human intervention. Super-cheap computer chips and wireless networks have made it possible to turn pretty much any physical object into an IoT device.