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Where is the value potential of the Internet of Things?

The Internet of Things has the potential to fundamentally shift the way we interact with our surroundings. The ability to monitor and manage objects in the physical world electronically makes it possible...

Determining the settings where the Internet of Things will create impact

In reviewing nearly 300 IoT applications, we discovered that using only a conventional approach to categorizing the potential impact by vertical industry markets—such as automotive or consumer electronics—made it more difficult to...

Money and the Financial System

This chapter introduces the financial system. Students will learn the purpose of financial markets and its relationship to financial institutions. Financial institutions connect the savers to the borrowers through financial intermediation. At the...

The United States Banking System

The United States banking system differs from other industrialized countries. For instance, the United States has more banks per capita, and the banks possess fewer assets because the U.S. government imposed strict...

Money, Banking, and International Finance

Economists use liquidity to define money. Liquidity is people can easily convert an asset into cash with little transaction costs. For example, if you take all your assets and list them in...

Dietary Protein and Body Protein

The thousands of proteins that make up our bodies are assembled on demand from some 20 different amino acids. What are these amino acids, and where do they come from? The protein...

WHERE ARE THE WHOLE GRAINS?

Whole-grain bread products are labeled as whole grain, how much fiber will you find in the foods you eat? Whole wheat, or rye. In contrast, bread products labeled as made with wheat,...

HIDDEN SUGAR IN COMMON FOODS

Some foods contain sugar that has been added during processing. The following foods contain a large amount of sugar. The sugar content is shown in grams, and its equivalents in teaspoons are...

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