Saturday, December 13, 2014

IoT, Google: “Open Web of Things” research grants

Google wants to advance the Internet of things, offers grants for 'open innovation' research proposals | VentureBeat | Business | by Paul Sawers:

"Google is setting up an open innovation and research program to formalize and push forward much of the research, standards, security, systems, and more that will feed into this “connected society.”Research Blog: Call for Research Proposals to participate in the Open Web of Things Expedition

RFPOpenWebofThings.pdf - Google Drive

Google's Secret Weapon In The Battle For The Internet Of Things: Academia | Fast Company | Business + Innovation

End to End IoT Proof of Concept - Azure Examples

Azure Examples - Glenn Vassallo

This site details an end to end IoT system utilising Microsoft Azure Cloud Technology and an embedded device, the Texas Instruments CC3200 LaunchPad (Single Chip Wi-Fi MCU).
+ Azure Machine Learning, Mobile Services, Analytics
Azure Process

IoT: Web by default

Web by default - O'Reilly Radar by Simon St. Laurent"With the rise of native apps and the Internet of Things (IoT), you might think we’re leaving the web behind.

We’re not. The web continues to be the easiest way for developers to connect people and computers. "

The web is a critical part of the IoT story - O'Reilly Radar

InternetCities by Chris Harrison (, via Wikimedia Commons

JSIL - .NET to JavaScript compiler

JSIL - .NET to JavaScript compiler:

"JSIL is a compiler that transforms .NET applications and libraries from their native executable format - CIL bytecode - into standards-compliant, cross-browser JavaScript. You can take this JavaScript and run it in a web browser or any other modern JavaScript runtime..."

Used to transform XNA games to web browser games...

JSIL with Katelyn Gadd on the Hanselminutes Technology Podcast: Fresh Air for Developers

all electric: WV e-Golf, Ford Focus, BMW i3, Nissan Leaf, Mercedes B-Class

2015 Volkswagen e-Golf vs. 4 Competing Electric Vehicles:

2015 golf (640x371)2014 focus electricNissan Leaf

i3mercedes b class electric (640x390)

It was just a question of time... all electric cars are coming, for about $35K
Dense populated areas are best target market, due to limited range (<100 ML)
When Tesla Model 3 arrives, the prices will adjust, and market will mature...

Volkswagen e-Golf Reviews - Volkswagen e-Golf Price, Photos, and Specs - CARandDRIVER

books, princeton, online: Algorithms, Java, Combinatorics

Algorithms, 4th Edition by Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne:

Algorithms, 4th Edition by Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne

Introduction to the Analysis of Algorithms by Robert Sedgewick and Philippe Flajolet

An introduction to the Analysis of Algorithms
               by Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne
Introduction to Programming in Java: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Introduction to Programming in Java
               by Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne

Analytic Combinatorics Philippe Flajolet and Robert Sedgewick

Analytic Combinatorics
               by Robert Sedgewick and Kevin Wayne