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Michael Vedomske

Michael Vedomske
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Mike received his Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in Data Science and set off on a quest to solve big problems. These problems have included the Internet of Things, the US healthcare system, marketing, cybersecurity, critical infrastructure, fraud, medical informatics, omnichannel retail, and more. Mike takes the technical and helps make it understandable to himself and the masses.

Boosting: Can One Algorithm Save the World?

Mad World We've all been at that low spot, the dark corner where we feel like our efforts aren't good enough. Whatever it is that the real stars of our world have, we...
What Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos Wish You Knew About Tech Startups

What Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, and Jeff Bezos Wish You Knew About Tech Startups

The Dreaded Professor Every college student has had that professor at least once. The one who was a phenomenal researcher but whose lectures were filled with pedantic insults: “it should be clear...
How to Create IoT Business Value and Become the Amazon of IoT

How to Create IoT Business Value and Become the Amazon of IoT

­­Special Sauce? Amazon does some pretty amazing things. This is the company that first took over the bookselling world, then over the retailing world. This is also the company that pretty much...
Secure Connectivity - Why It's Important and How to Implement It

Secure Connectivity – Why It’s Important and How to Implement It

For many people, talking about security is about as interesting as a trip to the dentist. So why should you care about security? If you care enough to invest in an IoT...
Choosing the Right Wireless Connectivity to Maximize Your Return-on-Investment

Choosing the Right Wireless Connectivity to Maximize Your Return-on-Investment

The Internet: The Information Superhighway The internet brought information to our fingertips. Sites like Google and Wikipedia gave us the world’s knowledge at the stroke of a few keys. It allowed for instant communication...
How to Deal with the Noise Floor

How to Deal with the Noise Floor

Last post I talked about how the noise floor is a very succinct way of measuring all the interference in a given frequency range. In other words, if the wireless environment...
What is the Noise Floor? - Some Simple Analogies to Explain

What is the Noise Floor? – It’s a Rug, It’s a Party

The idea of the noise floor is pretty fascinating to me, but what is the noise floor? The noise floor is the total sum of signals detected in a given frequency...