300 episodes

Stacey Higginbotham has covered technology since 2001. In my years covering tech I became more fascinated by the stuff were were able to do on vast computing networks and ever speedier mobile and wireline broadband networks. Finally all of the elements of the technology I’ve covered in more than a decade have culminated in this moment and we’re creating the internet of things.



No matter what you call it, we’re at a pivotal moment in the evolution of human creativity, business creation and productivity gains. We could see the gains we make in these next few years help us conserve resources and let us lead safer and healthier lives or we could open the door to a dystopian society where our every thought is monitored and our every utterance is effectively for sale. I hope to explore all of these issues, the people who will make it possible and the devices that will lead us there in the IoT Podcast. I hope you will join me.

The Internet of Things Podcast - Stacey On IoT Stacey Higginbotham, tech journalist

    • Tech News
    • 4.3 • 158 Ratings

Stacey Higginbotham has covered technology since 2001. In my years covering tech I became more fascinated by the stuff were were able to do on vast computing networks and ever speedier mobile and wireline broadband networks. Finally all of the elements of the technology I’ve covered in more than a decade have culminated in this moment and we’re creating the internet of things.



No matter what you call it, we’re at a pivotal moment in the evolution of human creativity, business creation and productivity gains. We could see the gains we make in these next few years help us conserve resources and let us lead safer and healthier lives or we could open the door to a dystopian society where our every thought is monitored and our every utterance is effectively for sale. I hope to explore all of these issues, the people who will make it possible and the devices that will lead us there in the IoT Podcast. I hope you will join me.

    Episode 297: IoT news from Amazon’s Re:Invent and smarter cities

    Episode 297: IoT news from Amazon’s Re:Invent and smarter cities

    This week’s show kicks off with a lot of detail about the news coming out of Amazon’s Re:Invent event happening over the next few weeks. We talk about the new ML services for manufacturing, the deal with Research in Motion for car data, and Amazon’s Proton service and container plans. We then discuss the new … Continue reading Episode 297: IoT news from Amazon’s Re:Invent and smarter cities

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    Episode 296: Gifts galore and a recipe for smarter food prep

    Episode 296: Gifts galore and a recipe for smarter food prep

    This week’s podcast is full of gift suggestions from our annual gift guide, many of which are aimed at those people on your list who have a green thumb. We then discuss my disappointment with Wemo after almost a decade of using its devices, and Kevin shares his plans to eliminate data-mining services from his … Continue reading Episode 296: Gifts galore and a recipe for smarter food prep

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    Episode 295: Project CHIP goes commercial and the Eero Pro review

    Episode 295: Project CHIP goes commercial and the Eero Pro review

    This week’s podcast kicks off with the news that Project Connected Home over IP (CHIP) will also have a commercial element focused on offices, apartments, and public buildings.  Then we focus on edge computing with a new way to bring machine learning to the edge and Arm expanding its free IP license program to some … Continue reading Episode 295: Project CHIP goes commercial and the Eero Pro review

    • 57 min
    Episode 294: Let’s talk about Thread and digital twins

    Episode 294: Let’s talk about Thread and digital twins

    This week’s show starts off with a conversation about Thread because it’s clear that it’s going to become an important radio for the future of the smart home. We explain why before discussing an update to LoRaWAN and an alternative to the big voice-controlled smart speakers from Josh.ai. After that, we express frustration with exploding … Continue reading Episode 294: Let’s talk about Thread and digital twins

    • 54 min
    Episode 293: Amazon’s Halo and the election and IoT

    Episode 293: Amazon’s Halo and the election and IoT

    We kicked off the post-Election Day show with an update on ballot initiatives in Massachusetts, Maine, and California that have an impact on the internet of things. After that, we discussed Google’s ability to predict HVAC problems and the promise of smart thermostats. Then we focused on two devices worth covering, a smart lamp from … Continue reading Episode 293: Amazon’s Halo and the election and IoT

    • 53 min
    Episode 292: We play with Whoop bands and Wyze cams

    Episode 292: We play with Whoop bands and Wyze cams

    First up on this week’s show are Forrester’s predictions for the year ahead in IoT, followed by me talking about my latest tech gadget, the Whoop Strap. Whoop recently raised $100 million in funding for its subscription-based band designed for hardcore athletes. From there we talked about the new Arduino Oplà IoT Kit, the real … Continue reading Episode 292: We play with Whoop bands and Wyze cams

    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
158 Ratings

158 Ratings

Maria Chirstina ,

Great Podcast

Great up to date information on the latest products with awesome guests.

8095🐬🐳 ,

Breath of fresh air;.

Enjoying hearing & feeling technology increase life of hardware.

Scott👨‍💻 ,

Improve the audio quality, limit the ads!

I really want to enjoy listening to this show but just can't. Only one third of the show is actual news/content. The rest is either an advertisement disguised as a story, or a boring phone interview. The audio quality is so awful, I usually end up shutting it off whenever they go to someone talking over the phone. It's 2020 - use VOIP! If people can't understand the people speaking, they won't listen! Why hasn’t this been improved yet?

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