Monthly Archives: October 2016

DDoS Attack on the Internet Last Friday

Last Friday, many of us were affected by the distributed denial of service attack that made some parts of the Internet slow or unavailable.  While it isn’t yet certain, some evidence points to the attack being executed with the help … Continue reading

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Hacking a Coffee Machine

Some IoT developers take security seriously, but it is clear a few of the devices and applications on the market today do not go through minimal security analysis before being shoved onto the market.  Watch this short video to see … Continue reading

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IoT and Analytics Weekly (10/17/2016)

Big Data Analytics (BDA) and the Internet of Things (IoT) are some of the most exciting and rapidly-changing phenomena in the world.  These two fields are closely connected, since IoT devices generate (and stream) lots of data which typically requires … Continue reading

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Something Ventured

Excellent documentary film about the original venture capitalists and the companies they helped to start and grow–like Apple, Intel, Genentech, Cisco, Tandem and Atari. Highly recommend it.  It is available on Netflix.

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On AI Startup Acquisitions

Nearly 140 private companies working on artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have been acquired since 2011, with over 40 acquisitions taking place in 2016 alone.  This area is hot! Read more here.

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