watch time: 21 minutes
There is a scenario where the Internet of Things is nothing more than just Things on the Internet. All those fitness bands, lights switches and refrigerators are “connected” in some sense, but without the utility and smarts that the elevated notion of IOT encompasses. Of course, there are people working hard to make sure the IOT meets its promise. IFTTT CEO Linden Tibbets is definitely one of those. Tibbets discusses the promise and hurdles of IOT with a16z’s John O’Farrell in this interview from the Web Summit in Dublin.