Too many starbursts going off after reading that article. Thanks.
Of course, it tells of a proprietary model for collecting garbage and treasures alike. "Proprietary", I maintain, in the sense that most data will make their first stop within the confines of Google Proper, later to be disseminated, selectively, to the world at large.
A more generic view of the same paradigm might suggest a black box approach to analysis, such as the one offered by M. Kranz, below:
"Kranz , said today during the presentation of his book in the center of The Cube in Madrid that the so-called internet of things is not simply a "buzzword, nor a trend, but is here and now; and should be the center of the business process. "
"The author states in his new book that the change in the business model that must be accompanied by such technology is unstoppable "in two years all new car models will be connected to the network and in five years globally 20 billion devices will be connected each".
"The Polish author and vice president of innovation at Cisco Systems, one of the benchmarks for entrepreneurs and technological innovation, said in the presentation of his new book 'Internet of Things' that this technology should be the basis of digital transformation in the future.
"The IoT is not domotics, but the industrial transformation" - The idea is that all the data collected by these technologies, from home automation to sensors installed to regulate traffic, converge with new technologies and impact on people, " the true center of the internet of things " and delves into the revolution that can occur when "all the information that these devices can generate are applied at the industrial level"FAC
[most emphases in snips above mine...]