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Why creativity needs tactile tech and less connected devices

Daniel Cowen | Posted 10.28.2016 | Technology
Daniel Cowen

"Why don't you add Bluetooth? Or have an app? Or put more sensors in it? You can get in the Apple Store!". So goes the argument to be a part of the In...

Get Ready: What You Need to Know About the Internet of Things

Julie Kantor | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Julie Kantor

Often referred to as the Internet of Things (IoT) or the Internet of Everything (IoE), our many interconnected devices create a massive online infrastructure many of us use throughout our daily lives. Our smartphones, tablets, laptops, and even refrigerators make up the Internet of Things. In fact, any device which is connected to the internet makes up the Internet of Things.

Does Crossing the Chasm Apply to the Industrial IoT World?

Sonita Lontoh | Posted 09.30.2016 | Technology
Sonita Lontoh

According to "Crossing the Chasm," for a new technology to become "mainstream," it needs to cross the chasm, moving from the early adopters or visionaries to the early majority, or pragmatists. Yet some people wonder if this famous technology adoption/diffusion model applies to the Industrial IoT space as well, in particular, to smart energy/infrastructure.

South Korea Launch LoRWAN Network As "Worlds First Country Internet Of Things IoT Network

Professor Mark Skilton | Posted 07.05.2016 | Technology
Professor Mark Skilton

The launch of a new Internet of things (IoT) low cost network by South Korean SK Networks is a logical development for Telecoms companies who have invests billions into expensive3G , 4G mobile networks.

25 Tips and Tricks for Smart Home Nerdvana

Charles Edge | Posted 05.31.2016 | Technology
Charles Edge

The Internet of Things, or IoT, is a great little buzz word for Internet-controlled home automation equipment. Sensors and chips to control electronics have gotten so small and cheap that they can now be put into most electronics around the house.

IoT Provides Affordable Earthquake Early Warning to Communities

Robert Armitano | Posted 05.19.2016 | Technology
Robert Armitano

Earthquakes come without warning, making them one of the most feared natural disaster. Startups like Zizmos are working on early-warning systems using IoT (Internet of Things) sensors.

Seven Ways of IoWomenT

Jasmina Tesanovic | Posted 04.20.2016 | Technology
Jasmina Tesanovic

It was my idea to have an open-source connected home of the future. My scheme was accepted by brave new geeks, brilliant people, but mostly male. They gave the house, "Casa Jasmina," my name: I am grateful for that, but the house is not altogether comfortable.

Innovation Is a Risk Worth Taking

Sam Liccardo | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics
Sam Liccardo

With a fast-growing population and ever-growing demands for services and infrastructure, we simply cannot continue to deliver the same services in the same ways as the past.

Why HealthTech Will Be the Most Profitable Industry in 2016

Shane Paul Neil | Posted 04.15.2016 | Technology
Shane Paul Neil

Turns out, there are actually lots of ways the growing world of tech can affect the health sector -- so many, in fact, that Factset predicts health technology, or healthtech, will be the most profitable industry in 2016.

Public Trust in the Internet of Things Will Grow with Device Audits

Philip N. Howard | Posted 04.04.2016 | Technology
Philip N. Howard

The Internet has gone through a major demographic transition: in the year 2015, the number of devices connected by the Internet surpassed the number o...

Technology Is Disrupting Crime -- Are You Ready?

Daniel Burrus | Posted 03.30.2016 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Crime rates have been recorded for as long as most of us can remember and will typically conjure up thoughts of homicide, burglary, and robbery. Howev...

Will It Connect? How The Smart Cities Movement Uses Internet of Things

Beverly Macy | Posted 03.17.2016 | Business
Beverly Macy

Will it connect? That is the key question in the world of IoT. And, yes, just about everything can and (maybe) will connect, eventually. From smart c...

Why Smart Cities, Businesses and Homes Will Transform Your Life

Daniel Burrus | Posted 03.09.2016 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Our world now moves so fast that we seldom stop to see just how far we have come in just a few years. The latest iPhone 6s, for example, has a dual-co...

Connected Objects Will Become Your New Problem

Daniel Burrus | Posted 02.19.2017 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

Just as we have started to get used to the idea of ourselves always being online, it seems that many of our homes and an increasing number of objects ...

Why the 4th Industrial Revolution Will Need a Resilient, Internet-Less Society

Niall Dunne | Posted 01.26.2017 | Technology
Niall Dunne

The internet-less society describes a vision for the UK, where not just people are connected through 4G mobile, wi-fi, and ultrafast broadband, but the very products that we utilise every day on one overarching frequency.

The Future of Digital Spying: Home Edition

Michael Gregg | Posted 01.25.2017 | Technology
Michael Gregg

Forget about the NSA. When it comes to tracking your personal information and habits, the refrigerator in your kitchen may soon do a better job than ...

Digital, IoT, Mobile and Gen-Z - Shaping A New Norm For Higher-Ed?

Scott MacFarland | Posted 01.23.2017 | Education
Scott MacFarland

Photo Credit: Pexels.com (CC0) License Technology, the crazy speed of innovation adoption and behavioral trends of our times are fascinating things ...

Transforming Manufacturing Industries with the Right Industrial IoT Approach

Ian Khan | Posted 01.22.2017 | Business
Ian Khan

The Internet of Things is slowly building up its core capabilities to start solving problems that can really benefit from it. Let's talk about the manufacturing vertical and why the Internet of Things may open up doors previously impossible to crack open.

Bermie Awards Reappear After a Year in Hiding

Michael L. Berman | Posted 01.15.2017 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

One of the questions we hear most often in Jocgeekville is "What happened to the 2015 Bermie Awards?" Truthfully, our panel of experts was too tired ...

'Tell-the-Truth' Legislation and the 'Schmuck Device' Uses the 'Internet of Things'

Bruce Kushnick | Posted 01.14.2017 | Business
Bruce Kushnick

As I've been tracking the providers of telecommunications networks and services, we find that these companies can pretty much say anything they want without any fear someone is going to do something about it.

Tech for the Holidays: Ring-a-ding-ding!

Tom Teicholz | Posted 12.14.2016 | Technology
Tom Teicholz

Over the last few months, I've been trying a wide variety of connected home devices that are worth knowing about (I'm listing them in order of prefere...

What Is IoT? Why it Matters and What You Should Do!

Ian Khan | Posted 12.10.2016 | Business
Ian Khan

Just to help everyone else who has the same questions, here is a concise explanation of everything you need to know about the Internet of Things (IoT) and related technologies.

#IOT Security Just Is Not There. (part 2)

Alan W. Silberberg | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Alan W. Silberberg

A few weeks ago I wrote this piece about #IOT Cybersecurity and how it affects personal and brand reputations. I got a lot of criticism for basically speaking the truth.

How the Internet of Things Will Transform High-Tech Marketing

Steve Olenski | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Steve Olenski

The pace of development for the Internet of Things is rapidly outstripping advances made in the areas of today's electronic devices, especially since it is widely considered that electronic device development is approaching maximum maturity.

4 Big Trends in Digital Media in 2016

Beverly Macy | Posted 10.20.2016 | Business
Beverly Macy

Digital Media is the culmination of most of the trends of the past 5 years. Everything from website optimization to SEO to email marketing is included. Add to that social, mobile, apps, gamification, messaging apps, and even IoT and we're just about there.