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Meet Kevin Ashton, Father of the Internet of Things


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Internet of things

The idea of Internet of Things was born when Kevin Ashton wondered what was happening to a certain shade of brown lipstick.

Credit: Philippe Wojazer/Reuters

The Internet of Things started in the mid-1990s, when a quirky young brand manager in the U.K. puzzled over why a shade of brown lipstick kept disappearing from store shelves.

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