Returning to his 1980's policy of communicating solely through phreaked-payphones proved more difficult in 2013 than Harold had imagined. But at least the NSA wouldn't know about his daily prank call to microsoft tech support.
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.