Are we really using the edge to the best of our ability? Sure, VR and AR are cool, but are they the best case for engineering and business development at the edge? In this episode of Fish Fry, I sit down with Kevin Hannah (Director of Product Operations- Kazuhm) and chat about why he thinks artificial intelligence should take center stage at the edge and why our ability to … Read More → "The Curious Case of the Critical Catalyst"
“When I’m assembling a scene, I assemble it as a silent movie.” – Walter Murch
Hardly a week goes by that some “disruptive” new technology makes the news (you’re welcome) with promises to upend everything we know about computers, software, consumer electronics, security, healthcare, etc. Many of those promises peter out, never to be heard from again. But enough of them … Read More → "Disruption in the 1920s"
“Toto, I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore” – Dorothy, The Wizard of Oz
We’ve all been there. We’ve lost of our way and the road ahead is more than just a bit fuzzy. In this week’s episode of Fish Fry, I sit down with Lou Lutostanski (Avnet) and chat about why IoT projects are so challenging and what we can … Read More → "Avoiding IoT Purgatory"
“Lovers of audio books learn to live with compromise.” – David Sedaris
“Oops! I forgot to add the Wi-Fi!”
How many times has this happened to you? You design and deliver a great product, ship millions of units into the market, and then realize too late that you forgot to add the wireless networking? Boy, is your … Read More → "Chirp Does Data Over Sound"
My, how times change! Back more than 10 years ago, I wrote about a control-oriented network called LonWorks from a company called Echelon. And I covered the basics of the protocol then. “LON” stands for “local operating network,” and, despite the question posed in the title … Read More → "LonWorks Evolves"