Joe rises early as he has a busy day ahead of him. The first thing he does is reach for the smart baby monitor on his nightstand. The visual feed tells him that his 3-month-old daughter is still sleeping soundly,and the temperature display for the nursery lets him know that the baby is neither too hot nor too cold.
Continue reading The Importance of Optimizing User Experiences for Internet of Things and Cloud Applications
NTIA has published a Notice for Public comment that is titled “The Benefits, Challenges, and Potential Roles for the Government in Fostering the Advancement of the Internet of Things”. This could become ICANN-2, bigger, longer, and uncut; and with a much greater impact on the future direction of the internet.
However, my thoughts on this go well beyond the possibility of another ICANN.
The phrase “internet of things” really bothers me. The internet has always been about things.
Continue reading Our CTO, Karl Auerbach, on the Internet of Things
How well is the documentation for a product written? What is the measure of “documentation efficiency”?
Given a problem with trying to use a product feature, what is the probability that you can find the answer to the problem by looking in the documentation, without having to search through stackoverflow?
If the percentage is less than 50%, it means you are better off searching through stackoverflow first, before using the documentation. The documentation efficiency is, thus, not good.
P.S. Scott is one of our engineers.
Welcome to the InterWorking Labs Fall Update. Read on to see our latest news and events.
Testing the quality of TCP/IP inside a satellite network
Our newest client, VT iDirect transforms the way the world gets and stays connected. As a global leader in IP-based satellite communications, VT iDirect provides technology and solutions to enable service providers and partners optimize their networks. Continue reading InterWorking Labs Quarterly Update: Fall 2015
This letter is a response to Tom Green’s article in the June 5, 2015 edition of Robotics Business Review: “Why are Too Few Females in Robotics? Could it Be the Robots?”
I am female and I participated in the DARPA Robotics Finals. I was on the Degraded Communications team, a part of the infrastructure, not one of the robotics teams. Continue reading Females in Robotics
Key issues: robots’ handling of burst traffic, port numbers, and bandwidth limitation
InterWorking Labs, experts in network emulation and degraded communications solutions, tested its Maxwell Pro Network Emulator at the DARPA Robotics Challenge (DRC) Test Bed at Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina in March 2015. Continue reading InterWorking Labs’ Maxwell Pro at DARPA Robotics Challenge Test Bed
IWL Goes Shopping for a 4K Laptop – Checks out Dell Precision M3800
I’ve been looking for a new laptop for a while.
My old machine is a Lenovo T500 running Fedora 20 Linux. It is a wonderful machine, but it is getting old and dim. I’ve replaced the hard drive several times, the battery is on its N-th life, and I’ve blown though several power bricks. Continue reading Quick Review of Dell Precision M3800 With Ubuntu Linux