Just returning from a very busy week at the IETF-78 in Maastricht, Netherlands:
One of the greatest IETF milestones celebrated at IETF-78 Maastricht, was DNSSEC signing of the root zone see also:
I had participated at a Bar Birds of a Feather session [Bar BoF] on cloud computing. With over 110 individuals interested in the discussion it would be difficult at best to classify the meeting as a Bar BoF.
The discussions focused on problem framing; potential applicability of IETF-based protocols, and development of IETF-based protocols therein.
I would expect more discussion on the related IETF mailer at :
clouds.ietf.org, as we prepare for IETF-79 to be held in Beijing:
By the way, the ITU-T Focus Group Cloud Computing meeting will be held September 2-6:
Switching gears a bit, to the Internet of Things [IoT], my colleague JP Vasseur along with Adam Dunkels have just published a book on the topic entitled,
Interconnecting Smart Objects with IP
The Next Internet
IoT traverses several key adjacencies such as Smart and Connected Community Smart Grid; Smart Automobile and so on.
Research continues to develop in wearable computing and in skinput technology e.g.