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CONNECTED: The Internet of Everyday Things

Smart houses, smart watches, smart cookware, smart streetlights—more and more objects and aspects of our daily lives are connected to or conducted on the Internet. What does it mean to people and businesses to have these everyday devices connected to ourselves and also to each other? Find out more about the beneifts and challenges of the “Internet of Things” in this brand-new exhibit at the Old Capitol Museum.

This exhibit is part of Our Lives Online, the spring 2017 theme semester.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa–sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Liz Crooks in advance at liz-crooks@uiowa.edu or 319-335-3591.

Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 1:00pm to 5:00pm

Old Capitol Museum, Keyes Gallery for Arts, Humanities, and Sciences
1 North Clinton Street, Iowa City, Iowa

Event Type

Exhibit

Audience

Everybody

Departments

Research & Economic Development, Discover Research, Pentacrest Museums, Old Capitol Museum, Museum of Natural History

General Interest

After Class, Arts Iowa, Museums, Outreach Iowa, Theme Semester, STEM

Tags

CONNECTED: The Internet of Everyday Things

Cost

free

Hashtag

##UITheme

Contact Name

Liz Crooks

Contact Email

liz-crooks@uiowa.edu

Contact Phone Number

319-335-3591

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