By now, we’ve all heard about the hype around the Internet-connected cars, smart thermostats, smart locks and so on.
The technology has been a major factor in the growth of the global economy and the emergence of global financial markets.
The IoT has played a critical role in that, too.
But is the technology going to become a major economic driver and disrupt the way we live?
That depends on how much we want to accept the hype.
“There’s still plenty of time to build trust with the technology before it gets into the mainstream,” said Jason Furman, director of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
“The Internet of things is going to be a significant part of the economy in a lot of ways.”
The technology is already a major force in how we do things, and in some ways, it’s already disrupted what we do.
If we let go of the hype, it might not be long before we see the disruptive impact of the technology in real life.
The tech is a force for good The first time I went to the grocery store, I was a bit disappointed by the way the checkout was organized.
It looked like the guy was going through the motions and didn’t really think about the products.
But the moment I walked in, I noticed that everything had the exact same look.
Everything looked the same.
The only difference was the checkout desk was in a different part of a store, where the employees were out of sight and out of mind.
The store looked the exact way it always did.
I thought to myself, well, this is a small thing, but it’s a sign of things to come.
It could be a sign that the Internet is a good thing, and that people are starting to trust it more than they thought they would.
I’d seen it happen before, too, when I went shopping for a home.
I was impressed by the look and feel of a lot the appliances in the house.
But when I put them in the washing machine, I felt like I was in another dimension.
That was a sign to me that the world was moving in the right direction.
When the Internet first started to get traction, there were plenty of skeptics.
There were even some who argued that the technology was just too disruptive to the way people did business.
But there was a lot to love about it.
For starters, there was no one to challenge the idea.
There was no company that was going to come in and challenge the status quo.
No one was going for a takeover.
The Internet wasn’t going to disrupt the status-quo.
The big players were the giants of Silicon Valley, Amazon, Apple, Facebook, Microsoft and Google.
The internet is changing business models and businesses.
There’s been a huge push toward open standards, and for the most part, those standards are good.
But even though the technology is changing the business model, it has a much bigger impact on the way business is done than it ever did before.
It’s also changing how we interact with each other, the way technology is used, and the way companies work.
The biggest question is whether it’s going to have an effect on how we live our lives.
We have to start trusting that these new technologies will be useful, or that we can use them as we see fit.
That doesn’t mean we can’t learn from them.
The web, the mobile app, social networks and social sharing have made it easier to share information, organize data, and connect businesses.
And as technology continues to grow, it could open up new ways to interact with businesses.
But it’s also important to realize that the impact of all of these innovations won’t happen overnight.
If the Internet and the other big trends we’ve seen over the past several decades are any indication, we’re going to see them play out in different ways over time.
I don’t know about you, but I’d rather be using a new technology than not.
The problem is, most of the time, that won’t be as good.
In some cases, it may be even worse.
The good news is that the tech is already here.
The bad news is, we have to get used to it.
We need to get over the hype and accept it.
The reality is, the Internet will probably be the biggest economic driver of the 21st century.
And that’s great news.
The views expressed in this article are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official position of TheStreet.