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Feb 7, 2017

The Internet of Things or IOT is so exciting! It seems what was previously deemed sci-fi is becoming more of a reality every day. However it’s not all sunshine and roses. There are very real privacy concerns that can turn the Internet of Things into the Internet of Threats! In this episode I separate AI and the IOT from sci-fi, and explore the implications for marketers.

Temi is the co-author of Beyond Buzzwords: Social Media, Mobile & Other Marketing Buzzwords Ain’t the Half of It!; and partner at Digital Marketing Advisers, a digital agency based in Atlanta, GA. Follow Michelle on Twitter at @tembo8482. You can also find Temi on LinkedIn, as well as


You’ll Learn:

  • The far-reaching effects of The Internet of Things (IOT) and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
  • Why I don’t have a grim outlook on IOT.
  • How IOT changes the concept of informed consent.
  • How IOT could potentially become the Internet of Threats.
  • Mobile/Connected Living has quietly been gaining ground.


3 Key Points:

  1. The Internet of Things isn’t coming; it’s here!
  2. IOT challenges the notion of informed consent.
  3. Everything that can receive a wireless signal is a mobile device, so you probably have more than you think.


Resources Mention:

Black Mirror:

Dr. Michio Kaku’s A.I. video:

The Circle:

Ari Lightman episode of The Marketing Companion:


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