DesignWest did an awesome job of picking Keynote speakers. I only got to sit through the first two, but both Luke Dubord and Mayim Bialik were articulate, interesting and inspiring.
The amount of work the Mars rover folks can pull off with just 110 Watts at their disposal is pretty amazing.
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.