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Robots Operating on You

So one of the things I love about the weekly podcast format is that we’re able to discuss things as they happen. In just a week’s time, so much goes on in the technology space that as I am preparing for my blog I really get a chance to sink my teeth into one story and dig into the latest advances and share them with all of you.

By | 5/12/2016|

Could Egos be Stalling IoT Adoption?

In my previous blog I talked about the need for continued education in the marketplace about the IoT (Internet of Things). This is such an important topic I’m going to continue that discussion this week in part, but this time I am going to focus on my favorite subject: manufacturing.

By | 5/5/2016|

Are We Clueless about IoT?

Earlier this month, I officially introduced the world to the Peggy Smedley Institute with the goal of educating individuals, universities, government, companies, and not-for-profits about the IoT (Internet of Things).

By | 4/28/2016|

Creating Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing

It’s time to take a look at some of the latest data about cyber threats and security. A couple of reports have come out recently that demonstrate different data sets that are certainly worth taking a closer look at.

By | 4/21/2016|

Tech: Does It Help or Hurt?

It’s April, and that means it’s distracted driving awareness month across the country. I have even been talking about it on The Peggy Smedley Show. Distracted driving is a reoccurring theme every year on my show and in my blogs because I believe it is one of the most important discussion points in the United States today that we have yet to solve.

By | 4/14/2016|

Data As “The New Black”

Today we’re going to have a part history lesson, part future-forecasting session. In this blog, I want to discuss one of my favorite topics, manufacturing. Before we discuss where manufacturing is headed, I would be very remiss if I didn’t at least take a step back to highlight how far we’ve come.

By | 3/29/2016|

Saving the U.K. Infrastructure

We’ve focused on the United States and this country’s efforts to make our cities smarter.

By | 3/24/2016|

77 Cities Trying to Get Smarter

It’s smart city and infrastructure month on The Peggy Smedley Show this month, and I’ve been excited to talk about an important program that’s setting the stage for innovation and progress in both of these areas—smart city and infrastructure.

By | 3/17/2016|

Whose Responsibility Is It?

Last year, you may remember I covered a campaign called, “My Car Does What?”—a national campaign spearheaded by the NSC (National Safety Council) www.nsc.org, and the University of Iowa. Since its debut a year ago, the program has really matured in its campaign to help educate drivers on all the new vehicle safety technologies that are making connected cars increasingly safe—and even more autonomous—by helping prevent crashes.

By | 3/10/2016|

AT&T Gets Bullish about Smart Cities

When we talk about the IoT (Internet of Things), a smart-cities discussion is sure to come up. So it’s no wonder a lot of big-name companies want to be at the forefront of all these engagements. And AT&T is positioning itself in the smart-city space in a big way, having announced it is building a framework that leverages the IoT to connect cities. Through IoT innovations and alliances with technology leaders and industry organizations, AT&T’s smart-city framework aims to create impactful solutions for cities and citizens.

By | 3/3/2016|