Think like an Engineer

I am having a bit of ….. well, I am not exactly sure what to call it… Moment? Fork in the road? River shed? Mid-life crisis? Identity conflict? Sea change? What ever it’s called, I’m having it. Big time. It’s causing me to think (for the first time?) about who and what I am. You… Continue reading Think like an Engineer

Faster Faster

We finally have ourselves a nice fast router (read my last post), so its time to up the Internet speed. Hit the Verizon website. (Have I mentioned how I don’t like talking to people on the phone?). Huh, look at that, if I bundle TV with Internet, the price goes down a whole bunch….. yeah,… Continue reading Faster Faster

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Kickstarter fail.

Most of you would know that I am addicted to Kickstarter. It’s a good thing my budget is more limited that my desires, or else I would be swamped by amazing Kickstarter projects. Every now and then, a project comes along that fits me like a glove and I can’t say no…… A home automation… Continue reading Kickstarter fail.

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Big Data has 4 problems.

(Only 4?). Short version: I am running into problems 1 and 4. http://radar.oreilly.com/2015/01/the-internet-of-things-has-four-big-data-problems.html The Internet of Things (IoT) has a data problem. Well, four data problems. Walking the halls of CES in Las Vegas last week, it’s abundantly clear that the IoT is hot. Everyone is claiming to be the world’s smartest something. But that… Continue reading Big Data has 4 problems.

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