Jeremy Hitchcock

Why Minim

Minim was inspired by the DDoS attack against Dyn on October 21. 2016.  What happened that day was the largest ever botnet attacked and disabled a key piece of the Internet.  Said a different way, a few punks in a few weekends effectively disabled (temporarily) the company I built for 15 years.

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Jeremy Hitchcock

Value Chain for Devices

In the enterprise, value has shifted gradually from the hardware vendors to the software vendors.  Even companies who are "hardware" companies (Apple and Cisco) are just as known for their prowess in developing software.  Simply said, the software and the applications became more interesting.  Hardware companies either evolved or died.

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Jeremy Hitchcock

IoT Depends on Internet

Here's a story about the light bulb and the electric grid that is worth telling.  The 1800s witnessed John Swan and Thomas Edison developing the electric candle.  Edison, understanding its commercial applications, patented the technology.  

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