The Internet of Things (IoT) is a network of connecting electronic objects which can collect and exchange data.
Technology is a broad category that deals with the usage and knowledge of tools. Applied Sciences are the study and application of those tools.
Venture capital, which was just emerging in the late 50’s, helped create companies like Intel, which in turn created Silicon Valley and startup culture.
Nintendo’s Power Glove, released in October 1989, was the first mass marketed gesture-based gaming controller.