As someone who grew up in Minneapolis, I loved Benji's memoir of growing up in the Midwest. The scene where Benji and his brother heaved the bucket full of dead frogs over the second floor balcony had me both laughing and groaning in disgust at the same time.
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.