What is fog computing? Connecting the cloud to things

Fog computing extends the concept of cloud computing to the network edge, making it ideal for internet of things (IoT) and other applications that require real-time interactions. Published on NetworkWorld By Brandon Butler  Jan 17, 2018 Fog computing is the concept of a network fabric that stretches from the outer edges of where data is created […]

The top 5 user requirements of IoT edge platforms

Based on actual users’ experience with IoT platforms, here are the leading features and functionalities potential users should be looking for. Article published on NetworkWorld by Steven Hilton, Contributor, Jan 16, 2018 As an IoT platform and middleware analyst, I am asked constantly about the benefits of IoT platforms and “what makes a great IoT […]

Basic Rules for Securing IoT Stuff

Article written by Brian Krebs, published on KrebsOnSecurity the 18th Jan. 2018 Most readers here have likely heard or read various prognostications about the impending doom from the proliferation of poorly-secured “Internet of Things” or IoT devices. Loosely defined as any gadget or gizmo that connects to the Internet but which most consumers probably wouldn’t begin […]

Codes & Contracts: from cuneiform to XML

The cuneiform alphabet is 5000 years old and was adopted by the Akkadians, Babylonians, Sumerians and Assyrians to write their own languages in Mesopotamia for about 3000 years. In the next five centuries we’ll share with the Mesopotamian Civilizations the longevity of adoption of an alphabet, Cuneiform for the former and the Phoenician-Greek-Latin alphabet for […]