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“You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.”
Bucky Fuller

Today's Top Article

Let’s be honest, here’s why you suck at IoT

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At the beginning it might seem like the road to building an IoT product or service should be straightforward, easy, maybe even fun?! If you've ever been through the process you're probably laughing. If you haven't, we're here to tell you it's incredibly complex, hard, and not my definition of 'fun'. shameless plus (If you're experienced and think it's fun...hop on over to our 'Career' page)

Over the years your organization has probably made a lot of decisions that have made it even harder for you to be successful at IoT today, but you're not alone. Learn from Zach Supalla of Particle on the steps to take and how not to suck... Continue reading

The 5 Big Trends That Top Consultants are Talking About By Rachel Ainsworth - Management Today 3d print Last year, the world’s leading consulting firms published a huge amount of free content, designed to both educate and impress those grappling with the challenges of running a successful business in our rapidly changing world. Here are the top five topics that consulting firms are writing about, and our view on where to start when exploiting this free advice. Read this article

Making Sense of IoT Platforms By Eric Lamarre and Brett May - McKinsey network The IoT platform space is important but crowded and confusing. How do you go about finding one that is right for your business? Read this article

Google Rattles Tech World with New AI Chip By Cade Metz - WIRED mother-board In a move that could shift the course of multiple technology markets, Google will that could shift the course of multiple technology markets, Google will soon launch a cloud computing service that provides exclusive access to a new kind of artificial-intelligence chip designed by its own engineers. Read this article

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That's all for this week! See you in two weeks for a new set of wheels!