© Philip Meitiner, Pradeeka Seneviratne 2020
P. Meitiner, P. SeneviratneBeginning Data Science, IoT, and AI on Single Board Computershttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-5766-1_6

6. Introducing IoT to Data Science

Philip Meitiner1  and Pradeeka Seneviratne2
Yorkshire, UK
Udumulla, Mulleriyawa, Sri Lanka

In this chapter we will look at the Internet of Things (IoT) from the perspective of data scientists. What is IoT and how can it help us expand our data science capabilities?

6.1 The Weakness in Our Data Science Toolkit

In the preceding chapters we have undertaken increasingly complex data science experiments. Our questions and our tools have grown more sophisticated, but the underlying process typically includes the following steps:

  1. 1.

    Curiosity ...

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