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As “the Internet of Things” takes hold, everyday objects are starting to communicate with each other online -- a linking of the digital and physical worlds that will have profound implications for both.
In recent decades, the world has been rocked by revolutions in the digitization of computation and communication. Now the physical world is being digitized, thanks to new technologies that can turn data into things and things into data. Digital fabrication will let people build custom home furniture, living organs out of cells, and drones that can ﬂy out of a printer; science fiction is becoming industrial fact.