David Knight

David Knight is the founder and CEO & CTO of Terbine, the first commercial marketplace for the world’s physical data. A serial entrepreneur, his background is in core technologies including multi-spectral sensing and communications, messaging, enterprise software and distributed systems. An original executive of the Ansari XPRIZE that helped launch the private space industry, he continues to promote STEM education through innovative large-scale projects. Reach him @IoTcurator.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of David Knight and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Who owns the data from the IoT?

CES: The Car Electronics Show?

CES: The Car Electronics Show?

The line between the traditionally separate consumer electronics and automotive worlds is rapidly disappearing, as evidenced by this year's CES in Las Vegas.

Is voice the 'killer app' for consumer IoT?

Is voice the 'killer app' for consumer IoT?

Voice-enabled devices, dominated by Amazon's Alexa system, are finally making the "smart home" a reality.

Time to monetize the IoT

Time to monetize the IoT

As the Internet of Things evolves, the means to generate revenues from its existence and use are starting to become apparent.

The IoT: Where we are, and where we're heading

The IoT: Where we are, and where we're heading

A look at the history of technology adoption, and where the IoT fits into the cycle currently.

A feast of the sensors

A feast of the sensors

Key to the emergence of the IoT are sensors. What do sensors do, and how are they affecting the evolution of applications?

The Internet of Trees

The Internet of Trees

With virtually everything becoming sensor-laden and connected, even nature is a source of big data.

Growing the IoT: Chaos vs. Curation

Growing the IoT: Chaos vs. Curation

Virtually every paradigm-shifting technology goes through several key phases; time to assess where we are with the IoT

Are you a 'human sensor platform'?

Are you a 'human sensor platform'?

The proliferation of wearables, along with an ever-expanding list of features on smartphones, are turning humans into roving sensor platforms. What does it mean for you, and business?

What autonomous vehicles will <em>really</em> do for us

What autonomous vehicles will <em>really</em> do for us

The conversation has thus far been about when we'll have self-driving cars, but the real issue is how they will change society.

Here come the robot swarms

From nature to the military to your kitchen, they are coming

The rise of big data marketplaces

The rise of big data marketplaces

Pretty soon, curated data will be traded as a commodity along with goods and services.

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