Ever since my first day with the company here at NewieVentures, I’ve been told that innovation is our specialty. I never really stopped to think about what that meant. This is until the Head of Tech at NewieVentures suggested I write a blog post about it.
Every newcomer to LoRaWAN eventually needs to know how to get data from a LoRaWAN device. If you're ready to get your hands dirty, you've probably gone searching for answers and been rather underwhelmed. Here, I've attempted to put all the concepts you'll need to wrap your head around this seemingly confusing mess together in one place.
Last week Newcastle IoT Pioneers had their first gathering for 2018. I took the opportunity to reveal some stats from the recent group survey, and then dove into four themes that I expect to define the Internet of Things in 2018
You grab your phone, open an app, type in your destination and select ‘send’. A few minutes later you receive an alert, and you head out to start your journey - in a public transport bus, which has stopped right on your block.
If you have a school age child, chances are you’ve heard all about the importance of STEM education - that’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Globalisation has driven us into a knowledge-based economy, where technological skills are highly valued. We need to be able to interpret data and solve complex problems, to think critically and seek innovative solutions.
The world seems to be caught in a spiral of collecting more and more data, with an estimate of 44 trillion gigabytes of data to be created by 2020. Data about who we are, what we do, when we do it, how and why we do it. Putting aside the question of privacy and whether or not we are getting closer to an 1984 scenario, why do we collect data? Why do we think it is a useful thing to do?