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Learn how the Internet of Things is changing how we live, work and play.

Learn how the Internet of Things is changing how we live, work and play.
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Canada

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Learn how the Internet of Things is changing how we live, work and play.

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English

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4039212199


Episodes

Episode 10 - Dangers of wearable heart rate readings / IoT at CES

1/16/2019
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In this episode, we open with examining how wearables are offering heart rate monitoring and why this is dangerous for many people. In our main topic, we look at a dozen or so IoT-focused products, offering a review and pointing out which ones we think are brilliant and which ones we think are not quite as useful.

Duration:00:22:41

Mini Episode 6 - Is IoT the next Apple or Google?

1/13/2019
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In this special Mini episode, we examine first how companies like Apple and Google have both grown themselves, but more importantly, how they have enabled countless other companies to grow using their platforms. This includes how it has helped to spawn many billion-dollar application companies. After that, we talk about how IoT is well positioned to replace those two companies as the dominant technology enabler for the next decade.

Duration:00:11:39

Episode 9 - Killer Robots / How IoT is creating the Smart city

1/8/2019
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In this episode, we open by talking about something straight out of a Terminator movie ... how militaries around the world are starting to use autonomous weapons (namely “killer robots”) based on IoT and AI. In our main segment, we cover many of the ways that IoT is enabling cities to run smoother, more efficiently and to offer better service to their residents.

Duration:00:23:02

Mini Episode 5 - Why all businesses should be planning to cut the wire and move to 5G ... just not quite yet

1/2/2019
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In this mini-episode, we cover why all businesses (especially smaller ones) should be making plans to cut their landline connection in favour of 5G ... just not quite yet. We cover how it increases the flexibility in how your employees can work, how it makes your connections more secure and how it can lower your overall communications costs.

Duration:00:14:58

Episode 8 - Nine reasons why no business is too small to benefit from IoT solutions

12/26/2018
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In this episode, we open with how some robots are helping aid designers make prosthetics better to increase their flexibility. In the main topic, we cover 9 ways that IoT help small businesses (including increasing security, productivity and service) and why no business is too small to see the benefits

Duration:00:25:48

Mini Episode 4 - Why buying a 5G phone in 2019 is a very bad idea

12/19/2018
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In this special Mini episode (sorry for not putting up a full length one), we tell you why you want to hold off buying a 5G phone until at least 2020.

Duration:00:10:04

Mini Episode 3 - Why CAT-M and (eventually) NB-IoT will spike IoT growth, not 5G

12/16/2018
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In this special Mini episode, we cover how IoT will finally see its "hockey stick" growth curve and why it will be powered by CAT-M / NB-IoT (and not 5G).

Duration:00:11:19

Episode 7 - How IoT is making you (and your loved ones) healthier / IoT and Mars / How IoT is helping to stop school shootings

12/12/2018
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In this episode, we open with how IoT is helping to improve possible living conditions on Mars. For our main topic, we cover how IoT is improving health (including yours, your loved ones and during trips to the doctor/hospital). To close, we look at a few key solutions that are helping to prevent school shootings from being worse (or even from happening in the first place).

Duration:00:27:58

Mini episode 2 - Will we rely too much on Automation and IoT ... will we lose our "dog-fighting" skills?

12/6/2018
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In this mini episode, we examine some recent issues in the world of Aviation where pilots had issues with overriding automated systems and examine how an over reliance on IoT/Automation may have tragic effects on other areas of society.

Duration:00:08:02

Episode 6 - Using AI to tackle e-mail / Future predictions for IoT / Sensor-based headlights on cars

12/5/2018
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In this episode, we open with how AI solutions are becoming more advanced to help tackle the problem of congested email inboxes. For our main topic, we offer some projections for IoT, including how it will power automation, change many industries and help to improve the products you use. In the close, we look at how sensors are helping to improve how we drive at night.

Duration:00:25:07

Episode 5 - what you need to know about the upcoming launch of 5G

11/28/2018
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In this episode, we start by talking about how IoT is furthering the demise of the role of cashier. In our main topic, we cover the top 10 things you need to know about 5G.

Duration:00:22:03

Episode 4 - The Top 10 ways that IoT is changing your life today and in the future

11/21/2018
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In this episode, we open with the question of whether 5G will take over the smart home market. For the main topic, we list the 10 ways that IoT is changing your life today and in the future.

Duration:00:21:27

Mini Episode 1 - When your IoT data is used against you in a court of law

11/16/2018
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In this short mini-episode, we examine three different cases where IoT-based data was used against people in court. We examine the broader implications of your expectation of privacy, should you be concerned and are we moving towards a real-life “Minority Report” in the future.

Duration:00:08:37

Episode 3 - Should you build, buy or integrate for your IoT solution?

11/14/2018
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In this episode, we start off by talking about how domestic abusers are using Smart Home technology to terrorize their former mates and how we can fix it. In the main story, we offer help in your decision about how to deploy an IoT solution by helping you choose from “Build, Buy or Integrate”. In the close, we talk about a new way to identify people, based on how they walk and how it may have hidden benefits for the elderly.

Duration:00:24:23

Episode 2 - How to choose the best network for your IoT devices

11/7/2018
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In this episode, we offer help on how to select the best IoT network for your project, considering there are now at least 9 viable options.

Duration:00:27:50

Episode 1 - Introduction / What is IoT?

10/31/2018
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In our inaugural episode, I talk a bit about my background, why am I doing this and whom am I hoping it will appeal to. After that, we delve into some basics of IoT, some early business uses and why IoT is so important.

Duration:00:26:08

Preview 12 - Artificial Intelligence made simple (Part 2)

10/28/2018
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In the 2nd part, we cover who is winning the AI war, what jobs are most likely to be targeted by AI, is AI a good long-term investment, what insiders say how we can determine if AI has been successful, how Blockchain is helping AI and where does AI go from here.

Duration:00:24:35

Preview 11 - Artificial Intelligence made simple (Part 1)

10/24/2018
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In the first of two parts, we cover some basics of Artificial Intelligence, such as explaining some of the key terms using real-life examples, what some of the risks that we face with AI, how AI is helping the elderly and how AI may make you write as well as Stephen King.

Duration:00:19:10

Preview 10 - IoT and Space Travel: How NASA helped develop the key building blocks for IoT

10/20/2018
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In this preview episode, we examine a few technologies that we use today that were developed through spending by the US government, how specifically IoT has benefited from it and how government may duplicate its success in the future with more investment.

Duration:00:10:01

Preview 9 - Can a business be too small to benefit from IoT?

10/16/2018
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In this preview episode, we look at whether a business may be too small to use IoT Solutions and what small businesses need to look for in solutions to help their business.

Duration:00:13:36