The Internet of things

Some may remember the exponential growth math problem involving the wheat and the chessboard from early education. That is, if you place one grain of wheat on the first square, two on the second and four on the third and so on (doubling the number of grains on each subsequent square), how many grains of wheat would be on the 64th and last square?9,223,372,036,854,775,808So it is with technology and connected devices. What started with one mainframe computer in 1960 has grown to one connected device per person with personal computers, to two with mobile telephones, to three with iPads and laptops...

Some may remember the exponential growth math problem involving the wheat and the chessboard from early education. That is, if you place one grain of wheat on the first square, two on the second and four on the third and so on (doubling the number of grains on each subsequent square), how many grains of wheat would be on the 64th and last square?

9,223,372,036,854,775,808

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