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Welcome to Life at the Edge

Last week, TechCrunch ran an interesting feature on the rise of edge computing. Much of the article focused on a hypothesis that Peter Levine, general partner at Andreessen Horowitz, and many others have championed: that cloud computing will soon be surpassed by edge computing, where real-time processing occurs at the connected device level. The argument is that connected devices need to make instant decisions and transmitting data back to the cloud for processing creates a delay.

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Talking Trends of Today and Thinking of Tomorrow (Part 1)

The annual KPCB Internet Trends report by Mary Meeker and team was released last week and as usual, it’s the buzz of the tech world. Filled with interesting insights, I think the report gives a good snapshot of the state of the technology sector today - especially around what’s happening with the Internet, digital advertising, gaming, and cloud. Beyond the numbers and the charts, it’s also an opportunity to think about what the future holds for your industry. For me, there were six key points.

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Identity Live: On Tour in Austin

A couple of weeks ago we took the band to Austin for the first stop of Identity Live, our global summit series. We had a great group of customers, prospects, and partners who all came to hear the latest on customer identity, privacy and consent, the internet of things, and other topics critical to digital business. Identity Live was hosted at the iconic Moody Theater at ACL Live...really, was there any other place we could have chosen in the Live Music Capital of the World?

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Avoid the Nefarious Mirai Worm, the Vigilante Brickerbot, and Properly Protect Your IoT Devices.

For those who grew up with comic books, vigilante characters like Batman and The Punisher frequently tackled the interesting moral discussion around following the law versus protecting the innocent from evil (or incompetence) at any cost. It’s the first thought I had as I read about Brickerbot and its arch nemesis, the Mirai Worm.

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