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Why The Time Is Now

I had the extreme pleasure of recently keynoting the University of Minnesota’s Law School’s Symposium on the Internet of Things. During the opening remarks and the lunch keynote that I gave to the audience, I talked about the way in which intelligent “things” are more and more going to have an impact on our lives.…

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Justin Grammens Keynotes Minnesota School of Law Symposium

Justin Grammens, Cofounder of Lab 651, will be the keynote speaker for the Minnesota School of Law Symposium on the Internet of Things on Friday, March 2, 2018. It’s predicted that by 2020, more than 20 billion devices will be on the Internet. This includes a vast majority of them being not just smartphones, tablets…

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The Three Truths of Invention

I was recently asked to speak at the Reve Reflect event on the topic of “Invention”. They purposefully left it open ended as ( in their words ), “wanted the presenters to keep an eye on the creative process of inventing something, rather than the broad term of Innovation”. After speaking that evening on just…

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Harnessing the Power of the Internet of Things

The past month was a blur as our the team at Lab 651 was not only building connected products for our awesome clients, but I was also busy working with IoT Fuse to execute on our 1000+ person conference called IoT Fuse: Conference 2017, teaching the Internet of Things at the University of Saint Thomas and…

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Reflections on Returning to IoT North America

As the IoT industry was just starting to glom onto the term the “Internet of Things”, I attended the very first IoT North America Conference in Milwaukee, WI in 2014. Like others, I had been doing “IoT” and working with connected devices outside of my day job for many years. In fact, myself and a…

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