Computer & IT Security

Internet of Things & Security

What is the “Internet of Things” and why should it be important to me?

Many of you may have heard of the term “Internet of Things”, but may not be sure exactly what it refers to.  The last 20 or so years have seen a massive boom in advances in technology, specifically many consumer devices that connect to the web, from nanny cams to wireless doorbells, smart speakers (such as Alexa and Google Home), and Internet connected thermostats, among many others.

George Jacob “Jake” Nuernberger passes on

George Jacob “Jake” Nuernberger, United States Marine Corps veteran, died on Sunday, March 10, 2019. He was the son of John (Sherry Hartnett) Nuernberger and Kathleen (Stephen Waite) Taylor-Waite.

Still More Images from William Lyman Thomas’ 1911 History of St. Louis County, Missouri

This is the third post of original images that William Lyman Thomas collected and used in his magnificent “History of St. Louis County, Missouri”.  We have a rare opportunity to examine these pieces that he assembled into his final two volume set in 1911. I am again including images made of the backs of some of these photographs and documents.  I think it is especially interesting to see his notations and instructions to the printer.