Tag iot

What’s Next For Me: Saving Lives With SUAS

A shot of the archer frs crew haning by the GCH, shot by an unmanned aerial vehicle, of course.
When Gordon Folkes III first approached me about joining Archer First Response Systems, I had a lot of questions. I had met Gordon through a hackathon in 2017, and I knew his company was working on delivering life-saving AEDs (Automated…

Microsoft Reject My App Store Submission

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.

Smart Bronco Project Announcement

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

IoT & The Risks Of Bloodsucking Vampires

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.

The Microsoft IoT Quick Guide

Microsoft has a bunch of tools labeled "IoT." What are their similarities and differences? Why would you choose to use one over another (and do they play nicely together)? Let's find out.

Rowing Your Own Gears

A computer mouse controlling a gear lever
Sarah, my wonderful wife, best friend, and insightful muse mentioned something in passing that struck me cold. “You know, it’s funny. You love the idea of autonomous cars, but you insist on driving a stick.” — Sarah Porcenaluk She’s right.…