So while I was figuring out how to get my application approved for the Microsoft Store, I decided to move forward with actually writing some code. Eventually I want to read the temperature in the Bronco, but before I get there I wanted to just test out reading temperature at all.
Being rejected is difficult. When I submitted my Universal Windows Platform (UWP) application to the Microsoft Store, I had no reason to think it would not pass with flying colors. I followed their checklist. I checked all the appropriate boxes, dotted all the t's and crossed all the i's.
What's a piece of hardware without the operating system to run it? When buying a new desktop computer, the decision often comes down to a few choices: Mac, PC, or Linux. With IoT, it's a little bit different.
Over the course of the next few months, I am planning on taking my 1988 Ford Bronco II and making it a little more smart and a little more connected, thanks to the power of the Internet of Things. I plan on using this cruddy old truck to experiment and learn about IoT
I recently had the pleasure of sitting down and consuming an entire bag of Doritos (don't judge me, it was like the $1.69 midsize version) while watching a webinar about the coming Waves of IoT Innovation in the Retail Space. Cue the 50's retro-cool mansplaining PSA.
As we all know, the world of Monsters Inc. is real, and after Pixar broke the story, our lives (us monsters and you humans) have been intertwined ever since. Here, I give a talk about how I, an employee of…