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Time Keeps on Slipping, Slipping, Slipping…

Every spring for the past 55 years, the homeowners on both sides of my block have gotten together to clean our alley from one end to the other.   With our brooms, rakes, shovels, clippers, and trash cans, we work as a team to find and dispose of every last scrap of debris and yard waste.  […]

Cops and Robbers IoT

Once again, my friends at Avaya have done really cool things with my IoT software!

Blockchain for Simple People (Like Me)

We’ve all heard the old saying, “Be careful of the company you keep.”  This is true for both people and technology.  Consider blockchain.  For many Americans, the immediate word association is “Bit Coin.”  In fact, I would venture to guess that quite a few people think that they are one and the same.  While this […]

Visualizing IoT

Those of you who know me from my technical, nerdy life know that I love protocols.  It’s true.  I simply adore bits, bytes, request messages, responses, ACKs, and message bodies.  I take great pleasure from looking through a complicated Wireshark trace and knowing exactly what a particular header value means and why it was used. […]