Fredric Paul

Fredric Paul is Editor in Chief for New Relic, Inc., and has held senior editorial positions at ReadWrite, InformationWeek, CNET, PCWorld and other publications. His opinions are his own.

Is the IoT backlash finally here?

The internet will miss John Perry Barlow

The internet will miss John Perry Barlow

John Perry Barlow was an pioneer in the fight for a free and open internet, but his unique, larger-than-life legacy was forged by deep contributions to both technology and popular culture.

Gimmicky IoT devices detract from IoT's real potential

Gimmicky IoT devices detract from IoT's real potential

Marriott Hotels installed digital notepads on shower doors in a California hotel. This isn’t going to help the IoT be taken seriously.

IoT and the law of unintended consequences

IoT and the law of unintended consequences

Strava’s fitness app usage heatmap accidentally reveals military deployments — and it won’t be the last time good IoT intentions lead to unanticipated problems.

When IoT met blockchain

When IoT met blockchain

What do you get when you mix IoT and blockchain -- two of the hottest technology trends in the world? We’re about to find out.

Is the world ready for instant IoT?

Is the world ready for instant IoT?

A new Chinese IoT platform claims to enable IoT product development in just one day. Could that jumpstart IoT experimentation?

Forget the CES hype, IoT is all about industry

Forget the CES hype, IoT is all about industry

Don’t let the excitement around CES distract you, the real future of IoT lies in business and industrial applications.

Can IoT help make the enterprise more secure?

Can IoT help make the enterprise more secure?

Most people think of IoT as a security vulnerability, but Enterprise IoT could also be a security tool — and maybe a privacy issue.

The time to deal with IoT security is now

The time to deal with IoT security is now

IoT devices are being compromised, and the threat will only get worse. Enterprises should take these steps now to ensure the IoT devices they make are secure.

IoT and the cloud: A match made in Seattle?

IoT and the cloud: A match made in Seattle?

If you listened to Amazon Web Services CEO Andy Jassy at AWS re:Invent, you might think the cloud is the key to the Internet of Things — and vice versa.

Large enterprises abandon data centers for the cloud

Large enterprises abandon data centers for the cloud

At AWS re:Invent, big, traditional companies say they want to abandon their data centers and move to cloud computing.

Why hybrid cloud will turn out to be a transition strategy

Why hybrid cloud will turn out to be a transition strategy

Hybrid cloud computing is hot right now, but its long-term future is … cloudy at best.

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