This past week, the internet was up in a storm over an article on Shodun’s recently launched search engine for IoT. What this search engine exposes is that most web cameras home owners have are highly vulnerable to prying eyes. The feed includes images of backyards, insides of homes, and even sleeping babies.
This isn’t about myths of epic proportions where heroes slay multi-headed monsters, this is much more important! These myths about the cloud are mostly due to a lack of understanding, but they slow down the technology industry, impedes innovation, and induce a fright that distracts us from progress. These are the top myths of the cloud:
Riptide Software develops solutions using the Internet Of Things (IoT). IoT means all of our devices are talking to one another. Everything we use is connected, using embedded sensors, and are able to identify themselves to one another. Our phones are smart enough to know when we’re heading home, and can tell our thermostats at our houses to start adjusting the temperature to our preferred setting.