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Cloud, Fog, and now, Mist Computing

Most readers are well aware of Cloud Computing, some may have even heard of Fog Computing already, but have you considered Mist Computing yet? In the information technology industry, we liberally borrow terminology from other industries to help us to explain our complex technical concepts and ideas. 1,744 more words

IoT

The Top Internet of Things Applications

The following is a listing of the top sensor and IoT applications by industry as assembled by © Libelium Comunicaciones Distribuidas S.L., a major developer of IoT solutions ( 1,191 more words

IoT

Sustainable Smart City

As many of you know, the smarter city concept is gaining traction around the globe.  Below is news of a recent announcement from Panasonic who are redeveloping lands where a former factory once stood in Yokohama, Japan.  1,079 more words

IoT

Smarter Cities: Smart Street Lighting

June 9, 2016

A street light, light pole, lamppost, street lamp, light standard, or lamp standard is a raised source of light on the edge of a road or walkway.   1,844 more words

IoT

Streetlights

this afternoon it is still the same—wet roads and
pale-blue paint plastering the skies. standing

by a window while it rains. there are water beads… 115 more words

Poetry

The Security of Light: Streetlights and Criminal Darkness

This month a new streetlight was installed in Indianapolis, Indiana to surprising fanfare.  Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett presided over a ceremony on Nowland Avenue, celebrating the city’s first new streetlight since 1981 and proclaiming that it and another 100 new lights would bring “light to neighborhoods that have been dark for far too long.”  Thirty-five years ago Mayor William Hudnut announced a moratorium on new streetlights that was continued by the three subsequent Mayors.  1,197 more words