Monthly Archives: October 2014

Internet of Things (IoT)

internet-of-thingsInternet buzzwords are a dime a dozen with seemingly new ones coming out every day. I’m seeing Internet of Things (IoT) all over Twitter and as with so many of the new buzzwords, it hasn’t been properly defined and means different things to different people.

Mostly I see people referring to every object you own somehow being connected to the internet.  Others limit the items to gadgets and electronics.  I’m reminded of when “the cloud” was growing in popularity and just like with IoT, if you asked 100 people what it meant you would get 100 different answers.

Dress-up for Halloween at the Office

halloween-costume-Office I’ve gone back-and-forth this year on whether to wear a costume to work for Halloween or not.  On the one hand, I enjoy dressing up and my employer is very lenient with such things–but on the other, I will probably be the only one in my entire building in a costume (I would so be the guy featured in this cartoon!).