Segment 1

Peggy Smedley, IoT Industry Expert, Specialty Publishing Media

Peggy Smedley says the IoT (Internet of Things) is contributing to the greater good, helping create smarter cities, reducing traffic fatalities, and moving toward more patient-centered healthcare. She shares new examples of how AI (artificial intelligence) is helping with mental health coaching, how drones are helping with wildfires, and how a sensing platform can add to society’s environmental intelligence, among others.
peggysmedleyshow.com

Segment 2

Craig Lee, director, AT&T Foundry

Peggy and Craig Lee, the director of the AT&T Foundry located in Plano, Texas, talk about the AT&T Foundry and what it provides around the world. He explains that customers often understand problems that need to be solved, and are able to come up with creative solutions such as connected porta-potties. He says it will spend a day with the customer to help articulate the business challenge and develop proof of concept.
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Segment 3

Josh Peschel, assistant professor, agricultural and biosystems engineering, Iowa State University

Peggy congratulates Josh Peschel, assistant professor, agricultural and biosystems engineering, Iowa State University, on being named a 2019 Pioneer and they discuss two big projects that he is excited about today. He also shares his story and why he loves being a professor, and that one of the benefits of being a professor is seeing ideas being born. His one piece of advice is that students need to recognize that learning in a career is a marathon, not a sprint.
iastate.edu