Steven Max Patterson

Steven Max Patterson lives in Boston and San Francisco where he follows and writes about trends in software development platforms, mobile, IoT, wearables and next generation television. His writing is influenced by his 20 years' experience covering or working in the primordial ooze of tech startups.

The inextricable link between IoT and machine learning

Fog computing may be IoT’s computational model

Fog computing may be IoT’s computational model

Fog computing and fog networking could fill a the latency and range gap in the internet of things (IoT.) For the last couple of years, researchers have been reporting on developments in fog’s role in completing IoT’s ubiquitous...

Network engineering is key to meeting IoT expectations

Network engineering is key to meeting IoT expectations

Connecting the billions of IoT devices will take a lot of application specific network engineering.

Consumer IoT could outpace industrial IoT

Consumer IoT could outpace industrial IoT

Gartner and Tech Insider agree on how many IoT units will exist by 2020, but they disagree on who the buyers will be.

Researchers find gaps in IoT security

Researchers find gaps in IoT security

Security researchers from the University of Michigan and Stony Brook University compared IoT to established platforms and uncovered incomplete defenses.

Top 20 AI experts you should follow on Twitter

Top 20 AI experts you should follow on Twitter

As artificial intelligence (AI) increases in importance in new technology and applications, several people have achieved expert-level status. Here’s a look at 20 of them.

Google’s AI shifts from the next platform to its next products

Google’s AI shifts from the next platform to its next products

At Google I/O, Google bids to keep users on its platform longer with faster hardware and the Google Home/Assistant conversational interface.

Tech majority disagrees with AI warnings from Hawkings, Musk and Gates

Tech majority disagrees with AI warnings from Hawkings, Musk and Gates

Arizona State researchers analyzed tweets about artificial intelligence and found most people in the tech community are optimistic about AI compared with AI experts.

Google I/O 2017: AI, IoT and VR/AR predictions

Google I/O 2017: AI, IoT and VR/AR predictions

Artificial intelligence will be a major theme at Google I/O 2017 as Google focuses on growing its new business segments: cloud, IoT, VR and AR.

Who should be on the Tech Mount Rushmore?

Who should be on the Tech Mount Rushmore?

Friends of Creative Strategies’ Tim Bajarin nominated 82 people for the Tech Mount Rushmore.

Star Wars Holochess can become a reality thanks to Vuforia and Tango

Star Wars Holochess can become a reality thanks to Vuforia and Tango

Vuforia Smart Terrain combined with Google's Tango platform and development tools bring active content to augmented reality (AR).

Google focuses on a future of even better mobile cameras

Google focuses on a future of even better mobile cameras

Google’s nighttime photo experiments shed light on how smartphone cameras could get even better.

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