Computing

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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Hardware and Software

Hardware, Software, and Firmware

By Bryon Moyer | December 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

[From the last episode: IoT devices (and other systems) can be trained to perform complicated tasks] Today we’re going to cover something that, for anyone involved in technology even just a little bit, might be obvious. But not everyone has a tech background, so these are some important basic concepts....

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Machine training

Training IoT Gadgets

By Bryon Moyer | December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

[From the last episode: Machines can be trained to do tasks that have traditionally been hard for machines but easy for humans.] Training doesn’t happen on an actual IoT device – it takes way too much computing for that. So the training is part of the development of some algorithm...

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Machine learning

Machines that Learn

By Bryon Moyer | December 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

[From the last episode: Home routers and even devices can act as fog; in industry, often a dedicated gateway is used.] Before we leave our high-level section on computing notions, we have to address something that has many people excited – and many other people worried. Here I’m talking about...

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Building the fog

Building the Fog

By Bryon Moyer | November 24, 2017 | 0 Comments

[From the last episode: We saw reasons for not using the cloud; the fog gives you another option.] We know philosophically that the fog can help us keep some data away from the cloud, but what does a fog server look like in real life? Is this something we could...

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