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IBM MessageSight Makes Strides Towards The Internet Of Things
2013-04-30 13:03:46

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Imagine a world where your toilet tells you it´s leaking, or your oven reports dinner is about to burn. Welcome to a world with the Internet of Things — smart, interconnected devices that are periodically sensing and transmitting data. According to a statement from IBM, there will be 22 billion such gadgets by 2020, and the company says it has a new hardware system capable of receiving and processing this smorgasbord of...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.