Blazing Data Speeds Upending Data Center Status Quo

Blazing Data Speeds Upending Data Center Status Quo

Hearing about Intel’s lightning-fast data speeds, I had to stop myself and do a reality check: Just how fast is 50 Gbps? So I turned to TedTalks and found this clip featuring Intel Research Fellow Mario Paniccia. “You’re talking about transferring an HD movie in less...
The Internet of Things: Security Is Job 2

The Internet of Things: Security Is Job 2

In my previous article, “Beneath the IoT Hype: Nobody Loves the Plumbing,” I argued that middleware is the unlovely portion of the Internet of Things (IoT) that IoT players have only very lately started working on—and that it is an arena in which IoT majors might look...
Open Source: The Democratization of Technology

Open Source: The Democratization of Technology

Open source is the practice of developing and continually improving a technology through a community of different—not necessarily affiliated—parties or individuals. The community owns the technology. It’s the opposite is a technology developed exclusively by an...