There are an insane number of devices connected to The Internet, and it's growing at a crazy rate. In 2012 Cisco estimated around 8.7 billion, and that figure in 2015 jumps to a massive 15 billion.
Think about that for a second.
In three years, the number of devices has grown 58%. If that were to continue, in 15 years there'd be a staggering 146.1 billion devices!
You're living at the dawn of The Internet of Things. Your fridge. Your toaster. Your thermostat. Your car. You washing machine. Your dishwasher. Even your lightbulbs will be connected.
On the one hand this is really cool. You can control your lights with your phone, and by mining all the data from these devices, perhaps your food shopping can be ordered by your fridge, or your electricity meter can find a cheaper electricity plan? Even your baby's nappy can tweet when