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Identity of Everything

The Holidays are here and one of my all-time favorite traditions is catching up on my all-time favorite holiday movies. AND my ALL-TIME FAVORITE holiday movie is Elf. Buddy’s trip from the North Pole workshop down to New York City and his adventures there had me thinking about my every day grind. The day in…

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Dec 19, 2016
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Discussions about privacy have resurfaced since U.S. federal legislators recently responded to the National Security Agency’s (NSA) bulk collection of private phone data. After much media coverage and public outcry, The U.S. House of Representatives and Senate recently passed a bill ending the NSA’s current practice of bulk collection. While it’s refreshing to see politicians…

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GeoffWebb
By: GeoffWebb
Aug 4, 2015
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Gartner predicts that by the year 2020, 26 billion devices will be connected to the Internet. All of these devices will make up the “things” of the oft-discussed Internet of Things (IoT). And the use of these connected devices, which can all communicate with each other, continues to expand. Even industries and communities that we…

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GeoffWebb
By: GeoffWebb
Jul 30, 2015
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“You better start swimming or you’ll sink like a stone for the times they are a-changin’,” Bob Dylan famously sang in 1964. “The Times They Are a-Changin’,” has become one of Dylan’s most recognized and well-loved songs. In fact, Steve Jobs recited the second verse of the song during the 1984 annual Apple shareholder meeting…

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GeoffWebb
By: GeoffWebb
Jun 25, 2015
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This blog post kicks off a series on new challenges that we’ll be facing in coming years related to the Internet of Things (IoT)—which, simply put, means our tendency to attach everything from our cars to our socks to the global internet. This will inevitably lead to two things: you’ll have amazing access to all…

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David
By: David
Jun 23, 2015
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If the rate and intensity at which my identity has been stolen in the past three years keeps pace, by 2017, I might as well advertise my personally identifiable information (PII) in blinking neon pink sky-writing and throw Mardi Gras beads from the airplane. First, my grocery store’s loyalty program was breached. Then I was…

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Rhonda Holloway
Apr 14, 2015
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The day when devices, houses, clothes and many other possessions connect and communicate with the outside world is fast approaching. Also called the Internet of Everything (IoE), this world of connected devices will offer convenient services that operate everywhere around us. Yet the looming presence of IoE brings up issues of control, security and privacy….

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GeoffWebb
By: GeoffWebb
Mar 19, 2015
9:27 am
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To the casual observer, the Internet of Things (IoT) is just an ultra-convenient world of smart devices and sensors that can communicate. But behind the shiny exterior of do-everything consumer devices is a vast expanse of data that has the power to change the world. To illustrate the power of data, let me tell you…

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GeoffWebb
By: GeoffWebb
Mar 12, 2015
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“Mom, Iggy Azalea is having a Twitter war with Papa Johns.” Because I am not cool, and have never been cool in my entire life, I had no idea who Iggy Azalea might be. In fact, my first thought was that an enterprising plant nursery was live tweeting some species of azalea’s Spring bloom schedule,…

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Rhonda Holloway
Feb 27, 2015
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There was a time in my life when I got so far into the weeds of wife-ing, mothering, and working, that in desperation I began categorizing my day’s activities into three categories: Near Misses, Fails, and Epic Fails. The thinking was that if I could prioritize reducing the number of “near misses,” I could ultimately…

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Rhonda Holloway
Feb 13, 2015
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