Matt Jones: Don’t Imagine An Internet Of Things, Think Spimes [Headlines]

Matt Jones: Don’t Imagine An Internet Of Things, Think Spimes [Headlines]
technology

"The phrase 'Internet Of Things' will probably sound as silly to someone living in a spime-ridden future as 1990s visions of 'Cyberspace'"

Piers Fawkes, PSFK
  • 23 august 2011

“Spimes and the Internet Of Things get used interchangeably in discussion these days, but I think it’s worth making a distinction between things and spimes… A spime is an ongoing means, not an end, like a thing… The phrase ‘Internet Of Things’ will probably sound as silly to someone living in a spime-ridden future as 1990s visions of ‘Cyberspace’… It just doesn’t capture my imagination in the same way as the Spime did.” Matt Jones

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