Rank #1: Episode 1 - Introduction / What is IoT?
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.
Oct 31 2018
Rank #2: Episode 5 - Top 10 things you need to know about 5G
Dec 05 2018
Rank #3: Episode 8 - Nine reasons why no business is too small to benefit from IoT solutions
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
Dec 26 2018
Rank #4: Mini Episode 28 - Why it is a good thing if automation replaces the “average” worker
In this short mini episode, we examine a controversial topic, automation. We talk about some of the upside to automating tasks, what some of the downside is and we answer the question on why we think it is a good idea that automation replaces the “average” worker ... the answer may surprise you!
Aug 07 2019
Rank #5: Preview 6 - Parents, stop hating on Fortnite, Roblox and Minecraft, it will help them more than you know
In this short preview episode, we look at some of the benefits for your children playing these games to help them develop skills that they will need when entering a workforce that may lose as many as 80% of all jobs to automation.
Oct 11 2018
Rank #6: Episode 15 - Bridging the Digital gap with 5G / Guide to selecting an IoT network (Part one)
To open, we examine one infrastructure project that we hope both political parties in the US can agree on, and that is increasing the availability of high speed Internet connectivity for rural areas. We make the case that a combination of 4G/5G is the ideal choice of network to use. In the main segment, we cover 7 different cellular-based IoT networks (yes, there is 7), some of the pros/cons of each and a few key applications that you want to consider.
Feb 27 2019
Rank #7: Episode 13 - The 5-course Chef menu episode (covering GPS, CAT-M, Smart door bells, Automation and Home Security)
In this special episode, we combine 5 distinct, yet important IoT-related topics into one 5 course meal. These include: GPS's Y2K moment ... CAT-M: Tracking the previously "untrackable" ... Are smart door bells like Ring invading your privacy (and others)? ... Is IoT/Automation dividing the workforce into two groups, worsening income inequality ... and, will drones eliminate the need for guard dogs?
Feb 13 2019
Rank #8: Episode 17 - A.I.'s 10 commandments / Smart Medicine using AI and IoT
In this episode, we open by covering a possible list of A.I.'s 10 commandments so that it does more good than harm. In the main segment, we go over how the combination of A.I., IoT and Big Data are improving all aspects of medicine, including: improving how diagnostic images are read, reducing the need for some surgeries, improving treatment for diseases like Cancer, helping to customize medicine and to reduce clerical and other costs.
Mar 13 2019
Rank #9: Episode 16 - Using VR to create "content excitement” / Selecting the best IoT network (Part 2)
To open, we talk about how the lower cost to create great VR content (combined with higher cellular network speeds) has allowed more companies to create "content excitement" (we explain what that means) for more products. In the main segment, we cover 7 non-cellular options for connecting your IoT devices. This includes: 3 common ones that need a network to backhaul your data (Bluetooth, Ethernet and Wi-Fi), two newer lower-bandwidth, IoT-focused options (SigFox and LoRa), one that is commonly used in remote applications (Satellite) and we cover the pros and cons of building your own Private network for IoT.
Mar 06 2019
Rank #10: Mini Episode 30 - Review of Ring Doorbell and Security systems
(picture is courtesy of Ring / Amazon)
In this short podcast, we review the Ring Doorbell, Doorbell 2 and the home security systems. We go over installation/setup, its use and offer a verdict on whether you should get it.
Aug 21 2019
Rank #11: Mini Episode 16 - 5 reasons why your business needs better cell signal
In this short Mini Episode (10 mins), we look at the top 5 benefits that any business will see by improving the cellular signal in your facility.
May 15 2019
Rank #12: Mini Episode 26 - Smart Home (Part Four) - All about your privacy and securing devices
In this fourth part to our series on the Smart Home, we examine issues surrounding the security of your devices and ensuring your data remains private. We go over some things that you can do to protect yourself and we answer the question ... "Considering all of the potential issues, is it worth going down the path of making your home smart?"
Jul 24 2019
Rank #13: Mini Episode 22 - How IoT is changing the Insurance industry
In this mini episode, we examine 6 different ways that IoT is improving the Insurance industry by allowing them to offer more variety in their policies, reduce clerical cost and improve their abilities to predict disasters. As a bonus, we add in some thoughts on how autonomous cars are making the pricing of insurance more difficult than ever before.
Jun 26 2019
Rank #14: Episode 14 - Do robots need to pass a driving test? / The ten things you need to know to buy the right IoT Gateway
In this episode, we discuss the 10 things you need to know to ensure that you are buying the right cellular gateway. To open, we ask the question of what standards we should hold a robot/autonomous car to, including if they should have to take a driver's test like everyone else.
** As a note, I accidentally uploaded a version that did not have a number 3. If yours did not have a number three, please delete the existing version and download it again. Apologize for the mistake
Feb 21 2019
Rank #15: Preview 3 - Should you give Grandma an Apple Watch 4?
In this preview episode, we cover different aspects of connected health, some features of the Apple Watch 4 and ask if it is ideal to give to an older loved one to improve their health.
Oct 07 2018
Rank #16: Mini Episode 13 - The Top 5 industries that CAT-M will change in 2019
In this mini episode, we examine the top 5 industries that CAT-M will change in 2019, along with briefly covering 3 honourable mentions that almost made the cut as well.
Apr 24 2019
Rank #17: Mini Episode 18 - Your guide to planning your business's move to 5G
In this short mini episode, we cover what you need to know to plan your move to "cut the wire" for your business and move to 5G. This includes the upside, some points of concern and a great summary that all small business owners need to know.
May 29 2019
Rank #18: Preview 5 - CAT-M1 and NB-IoT ... sometimes, getting slower is a good thing
In this preview, we look at two new cellular networks for IoT that are emerging (CAT-M1 and NB-IoT), what the key benefits are and how it may change the world of IoT going forward.
Oct 10 2018
Rank #19: Preview 4 - Why Tesla's AutoPilot is likely a better driver than you
In this preview sneak-peak, we examine why Tesla's AutoPilot is likely a better driver than you and the 5 things you do that self-driving cars do not to make them safer.
Oct 08 2018
Rank #20: Episode 11 - Using AI to pick the ideal babysitter / How IoT is changing the Energy industry
In this episode, we open with how many parents are using AI-based solutions to help pick a babysitter ... and the potential downfalls in doing so. In the main segment, we cover how IoT is changing the four main areas of the energy complex (extracting fossil fuels / minerals, delivery of liquid-based energy sources, green/renewable energy and the production/delivery of electricity). We also cover what is the most scary thing to many Utilities executive and how IoT solutions are solving it.
Jan 24 2019