Calum McClelland

Calum is the Director of Projects at Leverege. With a degree in Philosophy from Brown University, Calum is deeply interested in the moral ramifications of new technologies. He believes in leveraging the Internet of Things and related tech to build a better world for everyone.

IoT Security – Why We Need to be Securing the Internet of Things

IoT Security Needs to be Prioritized To date, IoT security hasn’t been a priority. Instead of being viewed as an integral part of any IoT system,...

What is an API? – A Simple, Non-Technical Explanation

When I first started at Leverege, I heard the development team say “API” all the time and realized that I should probably know what...

“Alexa, put me in jail”

In case you haven’t heard, a murder case in Arkansas has gained recent attention for the attempted use of the suspect’s Amazon Echo in...

Comparison of LPWAN Technologies – Which is Best For Me?

The comparison of LPWAN technologies presented in this blog post is based on publicly available research and should not be taken as a recommendation for...

What is LPWAN? – A Helpful Analogy for the Non-Technical

You need to tell your friend something, it’s urgent! But you’re at a crowded party and you’ve become separated. Suddenly, you see them across the...

Smart City Privacy – Potential Challenges as Our Cities Become More Connected

As he monitors the city, a notification begins blinking on John’s screen. Alert: Irregular activity. Bin #117 is close to capacity. Checking the bin’s history log...