Cloud computing is a general term for anything involving the delivery of hosting services over the internet. These services are classified into three major categories: platform as a service (PaaS), software as a service (SaaS), and infrastructure as a service (IaaS). Cloud computing can be seen as on-demand computing or utility computing. It involves the combination of software and hardware components to implement the cloud computing model.
A cloud can be public or private. A digital cloud offers resources over the internet to everyone. A private cloud is an in-house network or data center that provides host services to a … Read more
The Internet of Things is an ecosystem consisting of web-enabled smart devices that use embedded systems, such as processors, sensors, and communication equipment, to capture, transmit and act on data they obtain from their environment.
Why is IoT Important?
The Internet of Things allows people to live and work better and to take full control of their lives.
There are various real-world implementations of the Internet of Things. For example, the likes of smart homes equipped with smart thermostats, smart appliances, and connected heating, lighting, and electronic devices can be remotely controlled via computers and smartphones.
Wearable devices with sensors … Read more
With most people plugged in all the time, I often wonder what effect technology is having on our kids. Some say technology is another helpful learning tool that is making our kids smarter and some say it is having no significant effect at all. Still, others propose that technology use is encouraging social isolation, increasing attentional problems, encouraging unhealthy habits, and ultimately changing our culture and the way humans interact. While there isn’t a causal relationship between technology use and human development, I do think some of the correlations are strong enough to encourage you to limit your children’s screen … Read more