This is the first article in a series “quick guide to digital tech”, where Grimur will cover some of the most discussed topics in digital technology. With the series he aims to give a simple understandable overview, with examples most readers can relate to or have heard of. In the end, he will give a short comment on where he think the technology is today and where he see it heading in a near and far future.
Buzzwords and abbreviations dominate the public debate on industry and digital development. It is difficult to navigate in this jungle of terms, and therefore, we have made an e-book to briefly explain the history behind and the future for some of the important concepts and metaphors of Industry 4.0.