Pod as a Service S01 EP15: Consensus Kills Products

Alex Castrounis and Skylar Roebuck, Co-Founder of Rocket Wagon, discuss consensus vs collaboration, decision making, and how requirements for consensus, aka design by committee, can kill products.

How Edge Computing Gives You an Edge Over Cloud Computing

This article discusses the benefits of edge computing, and how it can be considered a better option than cloud computing in certain cases.

Pod as a Service S01 EP14: Lean IoT

Alex Castrounis and Skylar Roebuck, Co-Founder of Rocket Wagon, discuss lean software development principles and methodologies as they apply to IoT solution design, development, and delivery.

How To Scale a Unicorn Product Management Team

This article covers strategies for scaling a unicorn product management team consisting of product managers, business analysts, and so on.

Pod as a Service S01 EP13: Wireless Communication Topologies

Alex Castrounis and Luke Libraro, in the second episode of a two-part series, discuss wireless communication topologies such as those associated with cellular, Wifi, Bluetooth, IoT, automation, and control technologies.

Pod as a Service S01 EP12: Wireless Communication Protocols

Alex Castrounis and Luke Libraro, in the first episode of a two-part series, discuss wireless communication protocols such as those associated with cellular, Wifi, Bluetooth, IoT, automation, and control technologies.

Pod as a Service S01 EP11: Virtual Reality

Alex Castrounis, Luke Libraro, and Skylar Roebuck discuss virtual reality, including Alex's first VR experience, games, equipment options, VR innovation, and more.

Pod as a Service S01 EP10: Data Instrumentation and Measurement

Alex Castrounis, Luke Libraro, and Skylar Roebuck discuss data instrumentation, measurement, and considerations in IoT solutions.

Pod as a Service S01 EP09: Voice Design (aka Conversation Design)

Alex Castrounis and Kim Harvey, a voice designer at Google, discuss the field of voice design (aka conversation design).

Pod as a Service S01 EP08: UX Design, User Research, and Usability

Alex Castrounis and Kim Harvey, a former user researcher and current voice designer at Google, discuss UX design, user research, and usability as these important fields apply to software, hardware, and general object product design.