It’s midnight; do you know what your IoT device is doing right now?
You do all the right things when designing your gadget: you do extensive verification; you build in some communication security stuff for secure connections; you even disable the debug port when not in use by an authorized repairperson. But… after you ship it, how do you … Read More → "A Roll of the DICE"
“I looked up my family tree and found out I was the sap.” – Rodney Dangerfield
The tease looked promising enough. “ARM will be making an announcement… that will redefine the user experience… while maintaining industry-leading efficiency…” Hey, that sounds like a big deal! Sign me up.
Being the savvy and well-connected journalist that I am, I … Read More → "News Flash: ARM Still Designing CPUs"
“The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed.” – William Gibson
“OneDrive is up to date,” it says on my screen. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Look, I like Microsoft. I really do. It’s easy to bash the software giant, but I’ve always kinda preferred using Windows systems for work. I mix it up with MacOS, … Read More → "OneDrive Down the Road to Madness"
“Ever since I became a parent… I feel like I’m wearing giant kaleidoscope-goggles.” – Nia Vardalos
How fat does your pipe have to be before you start seeing things that aren’t there?
Or, to ask it another way, what’s the best interface for VR headsets? That’s the question that the Read More → "VirtualLink Removes Tangles from VR Goggles"
“The secret of life is honesty and fair dealing. If you can fake that, you’ve got it made.” – Groucho Marx
Deepfake video is here, now. With it comes the relatively easy ability to make anyone say anything you like on video. Post that video on the Internet and you have a very powerful way to disseminate credible disinformation to the world. … Read More → "Deepfake Video is Here. Reality is Fleeting."
“Great achievements are accomplished in a blessed, warm fog.” – Joseph Conrad
I’ll just go ahead and say it: Fog computing sounds like a stupid idea.
By that I mean it only sounds stupid. It’s actually a great idea. Rational, commonsensical. Maybe even inevitable. But it’s one of those things that won’t happen by accident, so we need … Read More → "Fog Computing Gets a Champion"