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…
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.
Getting code from computer to device is a little bit different from just developing an application all on the same machine. Here's how the pieces fit together to get code from an IDE to a device!
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.
Choosing hardware to prototype with in the realm of IoT can be overwhelming. There are so many choices for so many use cases! How does one choose?
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.
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.
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.…