Category: Insights

The New Energy Consumer

There was a time when, for most of us, the concept of ‘work’ meant we did an activity outside of our home. We woke up, got some breakfast or coffee, caught the news or the early morning shows on TV,…
4 Lessons From Building an IoT Device in 4 Months

A few months ago, I shared that I’d be working on an early warning water quality IoT device (image above). It’s been an enlightening few months and I thought I’d share some learnings and updates on the project. I’m sharing…
Defining The Future Through The Evolution of AI

In recent years, the surge of artificial intelligence innovation and steady improvements to the associated technology has reached a point where the promises of the past can perhaps finally be fulfilled. A technology first introduced in 1955, AI has achieved…
The Future (Utility) is here…

At a recent conference a utility CEO suggested that (like Mark Twain) ‘the reports of my company’s death are exaggerated’. Most people in the audience, also utility industry executives, laughed. I believe they laughed prematurely… Three things have happened in in…
Five Simple Ways To Protect Your Wireless Network

Using a wireless network in your home gives you the convenience of being able to use your computer virtually anywhere in your house — and still be able to connect to other computers on your network or access the Internet. However, if your wireless network is not secure, there are significant risks. For…