Email stack

A Real Communications Stack – Part 3 of 3

By Bryon Moyer | February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

[From the previous episode: we can create a stack that describes how a paper report can get from one office to another.] Last week, we saw a stack describing how we might deliver a paper report to someone in another office. Of course, we’ve invented that stack, just to get...

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Delivery truck

All About Stacks – Part 2 of 3

By Bryon Moyer | February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

[From the previous episode: It takes a lot of participants to get a report from your desk to a colleague’s desk in another city.] In the last blog, we saw how physically delivering an interoffice memo can involve a large number of tasks. And those tasks can be handled independently...

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Interooffice report envelope

All About Stacks – Part 1 of 3

By Bryon Moyer | February 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

[From the previous episode: we reviewed what a network is and how messages might travel across it.] We continue here with more basics on how electronic communications work. If it feels like this might be complicated stuff, you’re right. In fact, the whole thing is so complicated that technologists have...

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Exactly What is a Network, Anyway?

By Bryon Moyer | February 1, 2018 | 0 Comments

[From the previous episode: A checklist will help you ask good questions when buying IoT equipment.] Machines communicate over networks. We’re going to talk more about that over time, so we’ll need some language to describe different parts of a computer network. We’ve already talked about some network elements, but...

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IoT Summary and Review

Inside the IoT: Review and Summary So Far

By Bryon Moyer | January 5, 2018 | 2 Comments

Welcome to 2018. There’s lots more to talk about regarding the Internet of Things (IoT), but let’s pause to do a quick recap of what we’ve seen so far. I’ve included links for easy review of the original topics. The IoT connects everyday items to the internet. There are four...

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