Category: IoT

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Annapolis Startup is taking Alexa to the Next Level

An Annapolis startup is taking the Magic Mirror and Alexa to the next level by combining the two. Cofounders KC Beard and Max Randall are rolling out a product called the Daptly Display that adds new features around the voice control assistant. They developed the idea while attending college together....

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FarmBot: Fully Automate Your Garden

If you thought the previous post on adding an Arduino and sensors to your garden was overkill, then you haven’t yet met FarmBot.  FarmBot is an open source hardware and software solution to fully automate your garden. The data scientist in me wants to get my hands on all that...

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Arduino Garden Controller

Technically speaking, today marks the first day of Spring (in the Northern Hemisphere, at least).  And with Spring comes time to start gardening. As a geek, I want to try sprinkling some IoT magic to help me grow out a garden.  Here’s an interesting video from someone who’s done just...

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Inside Intel’s IoT Ignition Lab

Here’s a great video about the Intel Ignition Lab Launch in London and some of the great projects they are incubating, including a “Shazzam for Bats.” Yes, that’s a thing.

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From the Maker Movement to a New Industrial Revolution

In this video, Chris Anderson explains how the Maker Movement is now scaling up to create a new class of manufacturing entrepreneurship that will create a “Long Tail of Stuff.” He shares his own experience going from a Maker hobbyist to the CEO of 3D Robotics, which has in three...