Author: Colette Grail

Author: Colette Grail

Black Friday and Your Personal Internet of Things (PIoT)
Image November 21, 2017 Ideas,Reporting Colette Grail

IIoT (vs PIoT) Although the Internet for Things was conceived in 1999, what we live today evolved circa 2004 is The Internet of Things (IoT). You may have learned about the IoT by watching television for products such as Alexa or Nest.  Or you may have utilized sensors at work for data processing and decision making, such as in
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Black Friday & The Push of a Button … 5 (or more) Internet of Things (IoT) that are HOT on Santa’s List
Image November 15, 2017 Examples,Ideas,Internet of Things (IoT),Reporting Colette Grail

  IIoT (vs PIoT) Although the Internet for Things was conceived in 1999, what we live today evolved circa 2004 is The Internet of Things (IoT). You may have learned about the IoT by watching television for products such as Alexa or Nest.  Or you may have utilized sensors at work for data processing and
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Show Your Tatas! Big Data on Big Boobs, Bras & Breast Cancer
Image November 15, 2017 Ideas Colette Grail

Big Data Takes on Big (Boob) Problems Big Data application comes in many shapes and sizes and the Big Data Bra is Big Data wrapped in the silk and latex of lingerie. It starts with a simple problem. We have come a long way baby from corsets and elastic superstructures. The width and breadth of
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Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love and The Edge of the Internet of Things
Image November 1, 2017 Big Data Facets,Internet of Things (IoT) Colette Grail

Aint Talkin Bout Love and The Edge of the Internet of Things   I’ve been to the edge And there I stood and looked down You know I lost a lot of friends there, baby I got no time to mess around. – Van Halen, Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love   Ah … nothing like 1978
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Cisco predicts 50 billion things connected by 2020 – what does it mean to connect?
Image October 23, 2017 Big Data Facets Colette Grail

Cisco predicts 50 billion things connected by 2020 – what does it mean to connect?   Cisco predicts that  by 2020 50 billion things will be connected in the Internet of Things (IoT).  That’s 4 billion people, 25 million apps.  Wow! Of course, it doesn’t seem like anything in the tech world is measured with
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Look out for more than bones in the fish you’re eating … batteries included
Image October 16, 2017 Reporting Colette Grail

With the Internet came the ability for computers worldwide to connect regardless of race, creed or country.  As the Internet evolves into the Internet of Things (IoT), more and more sensors – not just computers – connect to further enhance business, economics and life in general.  Food for example comes from around the globe.  Brazil
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Does Amazon Know What’s In Your Bank Account?
Image September 19, 2017 Ideas Colette Grail

I watched a marketing webinar last night.   It was free.  Typical of that genre, the point was to give away some information but sell you on a product or service that will give the rest of the picture.  That seems a good trade off considering their time and effort put into the creation of
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The Hard Is What Makes It Great
Image July 1, 2017 About pages,Ideas Colette Grail

What’s the Big Data Idea is Bringing Big Data to the People. I’m passionate about Big Data. I believe Big Data will change everyone’s lives whether you like it or not.  It’s not just about how your cell phone let’s you know about traffic or that Target knows your daughter is pregnant before you do.  The
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O’Reilly Media’s Friday Freebie – 3D Printing Primer
Image June 30, 2017 Freebies Colette Grail

Get your free copy by clicking HERE. Demystify the field of 3D printing, by outlining the strengths and liabilities of the different types of processes that are currently available. Whether you know them as “rapid prototyping,” “additive manufacturing,” or some other buzzword, the processes, technologies, and tools of 3D printing are developing at such a
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Big Data & Your Vote: Did Trump Change Your Mind?
Image February 12, 2017 Big Data Facets,Big Data Players,Reporting Colette Grail

Two summers before the 2016 US Presidential election, I was sitting around a bonfire in the wilds of Kenya, lingering in the peace that comes from spending the day amongst the extraordinary wildlife of safari (that’s ordinary for Africa). An intimate gathering of around 15 guests from all continents, the conversation was friendly and centered
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