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More on the IoT

  More on the Internet of things… So I bought a few more Dewalt batteries and a hammer drill for a Boy Scout project with my son. Needed a hammer drill at a remote site with no power so it was a good excuse and I decided to look...

Say Cheese!

When does a camera become a personal invasion? With IPhones, Drones and every person a sensor is it any surprise we are collecting more and more photos every day? Most of these are simply someone capturing events and special moments. Often in the background of your picture are people,...

What If…… You and Your Peers Posted Your Salary?

Occasionally in this blog I’m going to offer What If’s? These will be an observation, a question, and some ideas.   This first installment of “What If” is pretty scary:   What if everyone in your company knew each other’s salaries and total compensation?   Before you say it...

Selling Lust – Business is Short if You Don’t Protect Your Data

Selling Lust: So you build a business around facilitating cheating and then get hacked; what’s next? While there are certainly tons of moral aspects and positions I want to consider the technical and legal aspects.   First, I suspect we can agree the businesses of Avid Life Media owner...

The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things…   Most parts of our lives are connected to the Internet in some way. With advanced mobile devices and cost effective connectivity even while we move we have nearly the same capabilities we do when home, maybe even more.   The ability to have motion...

Thoughts on Passwords

We are more dependent on our computers than ever. There’s no sign of this slowing and almost every part of our lives has a computer or smart phone aspect.   As our lives go more and more digital, the number of passwords we need and use grows. For those...

Living with Technology

For over six years I was the Chief Technology Officer for a large defense contractor. While there, I often wrote about technologies and how they impact our jobs and lives. When I finally made the decision to work full time for our business, Cabin Digital, life became really busy....