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 cloud already killing the enterprise data center?

The future of enterprise IoT

The future of enterprise IoT

To celebrate World IoT Day, we asked a trio of IEEE technical experts to share their thoughts on what’s next for enterprise IoT.

People are really worried about IoT data privacy and security—and they should be

People are really worried about IoT data privacy and security—and they should be

Despite rising spending on IoT security, consumers and businesses are right to worry about how data will be used and protected.

Most insurance carriers not ready to use IoT data

Most insurance carriers not ready to use IoT data

A new LexisNexis study says insurance companies know IoT is important, but they have no idea how to collect the data or what to do with it.

IBM’s Watson, known for AI, takes on IoT

IBM’s Watson, known for AI, takes on IoT

IBM Watson Assistant is a new artificial intelligence assistant designed to work with autonomous and IoT devices, including vehicles, hotel room devices, and home devices.

Big trouble down on the IoT farm

Big trouble down on the IoT farm

Farmers may not be getting all the benefits of the IoT technology they use -- or the data it generates. Are these issues a sign of things to come in other industries?

7 transportation IoT predictions from Cisco

7 transportation IoT predictions from Cisco

IoT's role in the world of connected transportation will grow, says Kyle Connor, Cisco’s transportation industry principal. But it will take cooperation among companies and agencies to make it succeed.

Is the IoT backlash finally here?

Is the IoT backlash finally here?

After years of worry, the long-anticipated backlash to the changes wrought by the Internet of Things may finally be arriving. That could be a good thing.

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.

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