Category Archives: Wireless

Tipping Point for the Internet of Things and Connected Cows

In 2008, the number of things connected to the Internet exceeded the number of people on Earth. This according to a Cisco Infographic on the Internet of Things today and tomorrow. One Internet of Things start-up it mentions is Sparked, … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Dick Tracy’s Wristwatch

Sixty-five years ago (January 13, 1946),  Chester Gould introduced in Dick Tracy’s 2-Way Wrist Radio, having drawn inspiration from a visit to inventor Al Gross. It became one of the strip’s most immediately recognizable icons, and was eventually upgraded to … Continue reading

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