- Why IoT is repeating mistakes of the past
- The Internet of Unmaintainable Things — putting the Botnet back in the bottle
- The Internet of Unsafe Things — IoT Device Security Policy
What if you went to the letterbox one day, to find a tiny green frog inside.
“Hello!” calls the frog, staring up at you from the bottom of the letterbox. “I am trapped down here because I am too small to jump out. I’m magical you know, and I’ll grant you a wish if you help me climb out. Just hold out that junk mail you were going to throw out anyway, please, and I’ll climb on“
“Thank you”, says the frog, now perched on the tip of Ray Brown Real Estate’s latest flyer. “I hate it when that happens. Now, I promised a wish. But I am only a small frog, and not as poweful as some. I cannot make you obscenely rich, or grant your heart’s desire, but I can relieve you of your greatest annoyance…“
What would you choose?
It took me by surprise recently when LinkedIn told me I’d been at Accelerando for two years. It really has been that long since I decided I was done working at somebody else’s dream job, and ventured into the great self-employed adventure where a small-business owner can work whichever 24 hours a day they choose.
After a period of working as a distributed team and from various coworking spaces, we have now been in our Sumner Park lab for 15 Months, and grown to a staff of six (plus a number of specialists who work with us at need).
Our lab and event space gives us the resources to construct almost anything, from a simple sensor to an autonomous robot. We chose the name Accelerando to highlight agility; we aim to get your project from a standing start to full speed as fast as possible. To do this we manaintain the resources to assemble a proof-of-concept IoT device in as little as a day, without waiting for part shipping. Once we attain rapid validation from a proof-of-concept, we incorporate lessons learned then design and deliver professional prototypes, and if you wish we can take you all the way to volume manufacturing.
Let’s look at some of the things we’ve done in the last year.
After six months in stealth mode, Accelerando Consulting is launching as an agency for the Internet Of Things.
We provide expert advice to select, build and manage IoT products. Accelerando helps your enterprise accelerate.
Major internet corporations weigh in on guidelines for Internet of Things security
We don’t have an IoT security problem, we have a threat comprehension problem
A “Bot-Net” composed largely of Internet-of-Things devices has taken major internet sites offline.
Market forces will not improve IoT security, because bad security drives out good.
Quite a few people are worried that Apple’s latest product, the iPhone 7, lacks a 3.5mm headphone jack. I’m here to tell you, “Come on in, Wireless audio is fine!”.
Three pointers on bringing the Internet of Things into your workplace without inviting chaos too
If you are contemplating a smartphone app to complement your IoT product, remember, an App is for Life, not just for Christmas.