I swear at some point I will stop writing about COVID-19, but in the meantime, it keeps affecting my life. I spent this past week holed up in a hotel room in Puerto Rico while taking care of my teenager, who caught COVID on a class trip. And since … [Read more...]
Podcast: How to build the infrastructure for public tech
This week's show kicks off with research suggesting Amazon uses data from Alexa devices to advertise its own products, and that Amazon is selling some of the insights derived from Alexa requests to third parties. This is disturbing, but so is John … [Read more...]
Podcast: How will DST affect the IoT?
This week, the U.S. Senate passed a bill that would make it possible for states to use Daylight Saving Time all year round, so we discuss what it means for IoT devices and whether or not it will be a return to Y2K. For current crises, we cover … [Read more...]
IoT news of the week for Nov. 27, 2020
Morse Micro has scored $13M for Wi-Fi HaLow chips: Morse Micro, whose COO was a guest on the podcast earlier this year, has secured $13 million in additional funding, bringing its Series A round to $30 million. Morse Micro will use the new funding to … [Read more...]