innovation | August 27, 2014

David Rose, the Preeminent Speaker on the Internet of Things, Visits The Daily Show

MIT Media Lab's David Rose appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart this week to discuss his new book Enchanted Objects, the preeminent study of the Internet of Things. On the show, Rose introduced the idea of the Internet of Things—where instead of staring at our iPhone screens, we will be surrounded by simple and user-friendly objects that respond to our needs.

Rose brought one of his "enchanted" objects on the show: the GlowCap, a pill bottle that reminds you when to take your medication. “So this is, in essence, my mother. In cap form," said Stewart.

"We all need help in terms of our daily activities," responded Rose, who was recently featured in a major New York Times profile. Whether it's an umbrella that tells you if it's going to rain, a doorbell that chimes when family members approach, or a trash can that places Amazon orders, enchanted objects and the Internet of Things are poised to change the way we live, work, and interact with technology.

Check out the video above to see Rose and Stewart's full conversation.

In his mind-opening talks, Rose is showing companies how to get on board with the next big thing in business: The Internet of Things. To book David Rose as a speaker for your next event, contact The Lavin Agency.

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