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Chris Tonkinson

tech {enthusiast, practitioner, leader, podcaster, mentor, entrepreneur}


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I co-host Refactored, a casual, ongoing conversation between two technology leaders trying to suck a little less every day.

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I founded the Career Schema Project with the mission of developing open standards and technology to reduce the hassle of online jobseeking.

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Hackers Get Mini-Tanks In Your House

The new Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum.

The new robo-vacuum by Dyson looks like a phenomenal product. I’m honestly most surprised at the compact size. The platform includes companion iOS/Android apps to manage the robot, including (primarily?) scheduling.

Dyson 360 Eye Robot Vacuum

With Internet access, a 360° camera, and tank treads, my concern is that if when this platform gets cracked, an attacker gains the ability to case your entire home, from the inside, with your family in it, and you’d never raise an eyebrow.

… but I’ve been called paranoid before.