The Future Has Never Been More Promising and Unpredictable

When I think about the future, often in the realm of technology, I tend to look specifically at computers and even more narrowly the Internet of Things (which is kind of my thing). I read Ars Technica, Tom's Hardware, and Reddit, and I talk to other developers. Often I see the future through that narrow lens. [...]

By |2017-08-24T13:24:32+00:00November 30th, 2016|Future, Tech|

Technology Is Nothing Without People

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BNRjpZrbMhg This past Saturday I made the short trek to Disney Springs with my wife, father, and his girlfriend to get some dinner and catch the holiday light show. I had seen some footage provided by Intel so I knew it was going to be good. Turns out, I was right. To watch the sky [...]

By |2017-08-24T13:24:32+00:00November 29th, 2016|Future, Tech|

Could Use A Confidence Boost? Teach Some Kids

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXjWEaEhqGU Confidence is a kind of high. You see the world a little brighter, your stride becomes a strut, and colors are saturated. It's also a high in the sense it's not the constant state of things. As a professional,we take our knowledge and experience for granted sometimes, and in doing so, confidence is always [...]

By |2017-08-24T13:24:32+00:00November 23rd, 2016|IoT, Programming|

How IoT Will Revolutionize Healthcare

https://youtu.be/SCQqAM317-I In a recent panel we had at the Orlando IoT Meetup, we were discussing the future of the Internet of Things. Ashley Simmons, the Director of Innovation at the Florida Hospital, gave some insight to the future of healthcare when I asked each panel member what their field will look like in 50 years. [...]

By |2016-11-22T10:57:22+00:00November 22nd, 2016|IoT|

Is IoT A Fad?

https://youtu.be/a9CRewIfZZI Is the Internet of Things a fad? If you want the "Too Long, Didn't Read" version: No. It's actually been here a while and the concept won't be going away any time soon, although it will undoubtedly change form as technology changes (and may even change it's name to something else if history is any indication). [...]

By |2016-11-21T21:11:58+00:00November 21st, 2016|IoT|

Internet of Things 101: How Does IoT Work?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pK2z55PBDQU&feature=youtu.be As the organizer of Orlando IoT, I don't get a lot of 101-level questions about the Internet of Things. Typically, the questions are like the one I was asked recently that went something like this: "How do I get two Arduinos to talk? Right now I'm using nrf24L01." For those out of the IoT loop, that [...]

By |2016-11-14T13:31:42+00:00November 14th, 2016|IoT|