Even with all the coffee and energy drinks in the world, humans require sleep. Doctors suggest a good seven to eight hours a night for optimum performance. But machines don’t have the same restrictions. No rest is required, no holidays. They’re generally on 24/7. And that means they are sensing, analyzing and transmitting data 24/7. Put another way: The world has more than seven billion people. Each of those people, on average, has five connected devices.