That Old Pod is honored to have Phil Bosua join this week's show where he discusses his experience as an entrepreneur and inventor. Conversation covers a bit of Phil's backstory, a look into his accomplishments with LIFX and a look to his future with the 100 year bulb project. Discussion touches on the the future of Internet of Things and the underlaying philosophies which should govern these devices.
LED lifespan (20-50,000 hours)
405 nm LEDs inactivate bacterial pathogens
Examples of the laser pens as described by Phil
How 405 nm appears
Other researchers have investigated methods more similar to Lucio’s concept
Phil Bosua Bloomberg Profile
I was unable to find anything of Propeller on the web, although there is a new band from Sydney (not Melbourne) of the same name
Malcolm Gladwell’s 10k hours
Value of thinking about something else before making decisions
What is a bounce down?
Reasons why you may bounce down frequently
What is a compiler?
Hue light bulbs
Home App interface
Photoshop color selector
2015 update to LIFX interface
Current LIFX app link
Lucio’s example of Mac OS dock magnification
Color psychology and it’s impact on mood
What is Unix?
What is the Linux kernel?
Why Unix is so comparatively secure
What is firmware?
Brief video explaining microcontrollers
Example of how cheap full computers are getting
Brief history of ARM
Explaining ARM (RISC) vs x86 (CISC)
Wireless A/B/G/N explained
What is an OLED?
Cost of CPU performance (measured in number of transistors) over time cost
What is distributed processing?
Some more details about Amazon S3
Keyshot rendering software
850-1200 lumens compared to standard bulb industry
Pebble Kickstarter success
LIFX Kickstarter success
Phil Bosua LinkedIn
Many thanks to Kenan Block for setting up this interview