Author Archives: Ron

Living in a Connected World

A chief concern about living in a world of ubiquitous connectivity is managing the balancing act of convenience versus privacy. Driving our smart car to our smart home to watch our smart TV while the temperature is controlled by our … Continue reading

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50 Billion Conversations – No Noise

As the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution continues to grow and accelerate, many predict there will soon be more than 50 billion connected devices, with machine-to-machine (M2M) and IoT technology creating a cacophony of constant communications. With so many machines … Continue reading

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I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.

As the connected world accelerates exponentially, with an estimated 50 billion connected devices over just the next few years, the era of machine to machine (M2M) and the internet of things (IoT) technology has already seen incredible improvements in business … Continue reading

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The internet of things is way-cool!

One of the things I find fascinating about the future of machine to machine (M2M) and internet of things (IoT) technology is that so many people are often focused on the technology, rather than its application to real-world business problems. … Continue reading

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Living in a World of “What if?”

It’s no secret that we live in a connected world – a world where we enjoy instant worldwide connectivity and access, where machines talk to other machines, making decisions and taking action without the need for human interaction. As technology … Continue reading

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Get Ready for the IoT Revolution!

If you’re like me and love to follow the latest tech trends, over the past few years you have seen some pretty sexy high-tech announcements – driverless cars, smart thermostats and homes, wearables – all incredibly interesting and thought provoking. … Continue reading

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No, entrepreneurs aren’t (all) crazy.

When I was speaking with some of my coworkers recently about my plans to quit my job to join in creating another startup, I could tell that at least a few of them thought I was nuts. No, they weren’t … Continue reading

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Taking the first step

In the words of the great philosopher, Nike: “Just do it!” In today’s fast-paced, market-driven economy, launching a startup and getting to market quickly is an essential first step for a successful new venture. My experience as both an educator … Continue reading

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Looking to the Future: The Internet of Things

Thanks, Al! OMG! Just think – if Al Gore hadn’t invented the Internet, where would we be today? Years ago, as mankind ventured into space for the first time, satellites were launched, first by the former Soviet Union and later … Continue reading

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When you shoot yourself in the foot, don’t stop to reload.

We all make mistakes. Some of us make more than others. But entrepreneurs – OMG! They are in a completely different dimension, a space-time continuum that allows for exponential failure – mistakes far greater than most mortals will ever experience. … Continue reading

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