- Why Johnnie Walker joined the Internet of Things | CIO - "The smart bottle features a printed sensor tag made with Thinfilm's OpenSense technology. It can detect the sealed and opened state of each bottle. OpenSense uses smartphones' Near Field Communication (NFC) capabilities, allowing Diageo to send personalized communications to consumers who read the tags with their smartphones."
- The Internet of Things becomes the Game of Thrones in standards war • The Register
- Anil Dash on Twitter: "If this is what they're having for dinner, I bet they prefer an app to having messy, inefficient sex with humans: http://t.co/U4YpnmA7Gu" - RT @lcooney: Just. Wow. 'Time wasted by eating is, in Silicon Valley parlance, a “pain point” even for highest echelon of techie'
- Mark Shuttleworth considering Canonical IPO | ZDNet - @swardley @cdaffara @acruiz @simoncrosby Assume $$ references this No idea if reality or not
- The Day We Set the Colorado River Free | Outside Online
- The Disappearing Colorado River - The New Yorker
- U.S. Department of Transportation Releases Policy on Automated Vehicle Development | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
- Artist Alexey Kondakov Imagines Figures from Classical Paintings as Part of Contemporary Life | Colossal
- Untitled (http://www.mitcio.com/sites/default/files/2015%20Twitter%20Handout.pdf) - RT @sethearley: @mitcio @ghaff thanks! Should be on the checklist for every event organizer (twitter handles for speakers) #MITCIO
- Why Apple Just Wasn't Feeling It For The TV Set - ReadWrite - At one level this seems blindingly obvious. TVs should be mostly dumb monitors and the options for innovating seem fairly limited. Maybe OLED but middle-of-the-road TVs today are pretty darn good.
- Irving Wladawsky-Berger: Embracing Disruptive Change - Why Is it So Difficult? - "Managing a new, potentially disruptive initiative is quite different from managing an established business. Operational excellent requires a highly disciplined style of management based on the detailed analysis and inspection of all processes, including product quality, customer satisfaction, sales results, costs and expenses, and so on. On the other hand, managing an initiative based on a new technology or potential market requires a more entrepreneurial management style, based on establishing an early market presence and learning in the marketplace through continuous experimentation and adjustments."
- Three Questions from the Cloud Foundry Summit – tecosystems
- Every Episode Of "Mad Men" Ranked, From Good To Perfect
- Decoding the Enigma of Satoshi Nakamoto and the Birth of Bitcoin - NYTimes.com
- United Club Enhancements | United Airlines - United is apparently updating the food at its clubs. About time. It's not great today.
- Red Hat Survey Identifies Back-end Integration and Security as Top Challenges for the Mobile Enterprise | Red Hat - "The majority of organizations anticipate the Internet of Things (IoT) will impact their business. Most businesses are acknowledging the growing relationship between mobile and IoT by actively planning for the next wave of integration that will be required by connected devices. While 21 percent of organizations have already incorporated IoT projects into their business, more than one in four (28 percent) plan to do so in the next year, and 70 percent plan to do so over the next five years. Given the demonstrated pain point of back-end integration, companies should focus on a solution that effectively integrates IoT."
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Posted by Gordon Haff at 1:17 PM