THURSDAY , OCTOBER 31 , 2019

Cecilia Blankenship

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Time Synchronization, Security, and Trust

Time is something that is often overlooked or taken for granted, but the accuracy and reliability of time is critical to our lives and must be protected. Time is a core concept underlying nearly all physical and virtual systems. Distributed computer systems, key to many functions inherent in our daily lives, rely on accurate and reliable time, yet we rarely stop and think about how that time is constructed and

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THE INTERNET OF THINGS 2017 REPORT: How the IoT is improving lives to transform the world

The Internet of Things (IoT) is disrupting businesses, governments, and consumers and transforming how they interact with the world. Companies are going to spend almost $5 trillion on the IoT in the next five years — and the proliferation of connected devices and massive increase in data has started an analytical revolution. To gain insight into this emerging trend, BI Intelligence conducted an exclusive Global IoT Executive Survey on the impact of the IoT on companies

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The developerWorks Internet of Things content manager shares her picks

So many things. So little time. This time around, I’ve highlighted four of our most popular series of articles from our IBM developerWorks Internet of Things hub. 1.IoT 101: Getting started with IoT development This developerWorks learning path is a quick-start guide that leads you through key concepts, to choosing hardware and network technologies, to developing your first practical IoT app. 2.Developing cognitive IoT solutions for anomaly detection by using deep learning

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5 Commonly Confused Emojis

Neutral Face Emojipedia describes this emoji as “a face featuring a straight-and-closed mouth, not giving away any particular emotion.” I’d quibble with this description a bit. In my experience, this neutral face is in fact loaded with emotion. When I receive one of these, it usually means (as I find out later) that the sender is bummed, tired, disappointed or nonplussed. As such, it’s kind of the perfect emoji for someone who wants to hint at

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Internet Speeds: How fast do you need?

Buying an internet connection used to be easier, back in the days of one-size-fits-all internet technology. But, as many will remember, dial-up internet was very slow. Nowadays, your connection will be faster, but you are faced with a number of decisions before connecting. The speed of your connection plays an important role in what you choose, and how much it costs. In this guide, we’ll consider the different speed options