Posts by Andrew Thompson

2 Blog Post(s)
  • Crossing the Chasm: From Prototyping to Production

    Andrew Thompson | November 8, 2016

    Professional IoT developers as well as makers aspiring to release commercial product face a dilemma presented by the market today: the vast majority of development hardware is so far away from being put in users’ hands that it requires a full manufacturing turn before it is customer ready.

  • IoT Security, Botnets, and You

    Andrew Thompson | October 24, 2016

    Last Friday and Saturday (October 21st and 22nd, 2016), a massive Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack was launched against large parts of the Internet’s Domain Name Service (DNS) infrastructure. The sheer scale of this attack led to widespread slowdowns and outages to large parts of the Internet until it was mitigated.