Bad Move, Bad Timing: Amazon Removes Encryption In Fire OS 5, But Will Bring It Back Soon
Aaron Mamiit, Tech Times
According to Brian Geisel, who has a Boston-based software company, encryption features prevent Amazon from reducing costs as smaller and cheaper processors will not be enough for such protection.
Amazon's Decision to Reduce Table Security Comes at a Bad Time
“While Amazon is trying to shrink their costs, adding extra encryption makes it impossible to use a cheaper, smaller processor,” said Brian Geisel, who runs his own software company in Boston. “Ultimately, that keeps them from reducing the price of their products.”
Small Business Disaster Recovery in the Cloud
Small Business Computing
"Most SMBs aren't storing petabytes of data, and they need only a reasonable amount of reliability," says Brian Geisel, CEO of Geisel Software. "The [high] cost really comes in around how quickly your data can be recovered."
Fishy Business Makes More Sense With Sensors
Brian Geisel, boss of US IoT development firm Geisel Software, told the BBC: "I think there's a lot of things in the agricultural and fish markets they haven't even thought of yet because there was no way to do it. But now the tools are showing up. The reduction in cost of sensors means you can put one almost anywhere now."
The Importance of Career Development to Developers
Stack Overflow Careers
Brian Geisel, a developer of 20+ years, stresses the importance of career development for technology-heavy roles, saying "Career development is important in all aspects of software, but especially when you're working in modern technologies such as web and mobile development.
Product Development Firm, Dragon Innovation, Prepares to Launch Its Own Funding Site for Connected Devices
Scott Miller, the former iRobot manufacturing executive who runs Dragon Innovation, tells me he is planning to unveil Dragon Launcher sometime next month, with a carefully-chosen set of five to ten hardware products. Geisel Software of Shrewsbury is helping out on the Dragon Launcher site.