Drawing to Help Thinking

Drawing to Help Thinking

You may have heard of “back of the napkin” thinking where some people are talking at a diner. One pulls out a (hopefully paper) napkin and draws something to explain a point. Supposedly according to myth, President Reagan’s economic policy known as the Laffer Curve or...

Ethics and Doing Good to Society

Ethics and Doing Good to Society

The last person (well, maybe not totally the last) that I thought I'd listen to on a podcast would have been Charles Koch, CEO of Koch Industries and famously a supporter of "right-wing" causes. But, there he was on the Tim Ferriss podcast. No, I'm not going down the...

Ethics and Doing Good to Society

Podcast 194 Beware Hype

Podcast 194 of my long-running series—Beware Hype of OT and IT Platforms come and go--sometimes quickly with turns in technology. IoT platforms were all the rage. Just like IT/OT Convergence and other hyped tech. But engineers are quietly working together to apply the...

Improve IIoT Deployment

Improve IIoT Deployment

The Industrial Internet of Things by definition is all about connections. Connecting hundreds of devices which often have differing protocols is a huge challenge. In an attempt to facilitate IIoT deployments, ioTium has announced an alliance with Telit. The agreement...

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