Chris Sachs

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by Chris Sachs, on Mar 6, 2018 12:17:28 PM

I love spending time with analysts / data scientists / quants. It takes me back to my days as a grad student when gnuplot was just becoming a thing. It’s …

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Topics:Machine LearningStateful ApplicationsSWIM SoftwareSWIM Inc.Smart CitiesTraffic ManagementEdge AnalyticsManufacturingDigital TwinSWIM AIEdge Computing

by Chris Sachs, on Oct 4, 2017 11:36:23 AM

I have a hypothesis: a brain twice as massive as a human brain would only be marginally more intelligent. And a single brain with 7 billion times the mass of …

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Topics:Machine LearningSWIM SoftwareIndustrial IOTEdge AnalyticsSWIM AI

by Chris Sachs, on Sep 29, 2017 12:06:30 PM

What’s cloud computing, and what’s the edge? We could describe boundaries based on the points of demarcation between providers and customers, but that quickly gets messy: AT&T serves my phone …

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Topics:Machine LearningSWIM SoftwareIndustrial IOTEdge AnalyticsSWIM AI

by Chris Sachs, on Aug 3, 2017 2:33:05 PM

Often when I visit enterprise users of industrial automation – for example in manufacturing or retail – I find tremendous excitement on the part of ops teams at the potential …

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Topics:Machine LearningSWIM SoftwareIndustrial IOT

by Chris Sachs, on Jul 24, 2017 11:02:59 AM

In my previous post I made the case that Industrial IOT (IIOT) is not an App nor DevOps problem; It’s a data problem. There aren’t enough app and ops folk …

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Topics:Machine LearningSWIM SoftwareIndustrial IOT

by Chris Sachs, on Jul 17, 2017 11:25:26 AM

Too many brave pioneers seeking to transform the efficiency of their industrial infrastructure with new Industrial IOT (IIOT) applications face such daunting odds that their projects are doomed to failure …

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Topics:Machine LearningSWIM SoftwareIndustrial IOT

by Chris Sachs, on Jun 29, 2017 4:02:28 PM

There are lots of IOT startups out there. Too many. Silicon Valley hasn’t changed – if you throw enough mud at the wall, some has to stick, right? For example, …

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Topics:Machine LearningSWIM SoftwareIndustrial IOT

by Chris Sachs, on Jun 19, 2017 12:45:40 PM

The Industrial IoT landscape is littered with the corpses of failed projects that never made it past the PoC phase. What’s wrong? I’ve surveyed the press and talked with Swim …

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Topics:Machine LearningSWIM SoftwareIndustrial IOT

by Chris Sachs, on Jun 7, 2017 2:37:15 PM

Announcing the Swim ESP™: Machine Learning at the IOT Edge Enterprises and public sector organizations are drowning in a flood of sensor data from equipment, assets, suppliers, consumers, city data sources, …

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Topics:Machine LearningSWIM SoftwareIndustrial IOT