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Educate Your Customer

Educate Your Customer

One of the challenges for a company that uses blockchain as one of its core technologies is communicating what you do, and how you do it, to enterprise customers. It’s about educating them on the technology, and how it will benefit them.  We’ve talked about how...

IoT needs Machine Learning.  Our Health depends on it.

IoT needs Machine Learning. Our Health depends on it.

Machine learning used to sound futuristic, but now it’s here as an accepted subfield of computer science and artificial intelligence. It involves the construction of systems that can analyze and learn from the data collected from the expanse of devices and sensors...

What makes a city smart?

What makes a city smart?

The term smart city can be relative. For a person in a developing country, it might mean something as straightforward as a city with good infrastructure designed to function efficiently. But in the developed world, the term “smart city” conjures up the Utopian vision...

Bitcoin 101? Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You

Bitcoin 101? Don’t Say We Didn’t Warn You

As the story goes, last spring, a Cornell University computer science professor was scheduled to teach a course on blockchain technology, a 600-level advanced class intended for PhD students. Figuring that only a half dozen people would enroll in such an obscure...

The Joy of Smart Cooking

The Joy of Smart Cooking

Smart devices are all about consumer convenience. At their best, they save us time and simplify our routines. The ideal smart home is stocked with electronic products that know our preferences, anticipate our needs and even plan our grocery lists. You can install...

IoT Security Legislation: How Far Does It Need to Go?

IoT Security Legislation: How Far Does It Need to Go?

In a world full of IoT devices, it seems inevitable that some form of regulation would eventually be put in place to deal with concerns around privacy and security. California, hoping to set the standard for data security, is poised to enact the first state law in the...