@Max: Your blurb on "Wake Up & Smell The Bagels..." rings to so true to me personally! I grew up to adulthood with no TV or refrigerator in my house back in India! We read a lot those days and always had freshly-cooked food!
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.