SKS16 Sessions: The Kitchen Operating System

We will be publishing audio from sessions of the Smart Kitchen Summit 2016.

This is from a session called the Kitchen OS: Bridging Islands in the Connected Kitchen.

The panelists include:

Moderator - Michael Wolf (host of the Smart Kitchen Show); Kevin Brown, CEO, Innit; Charlotte Skidmore, Director of Energy & Environmental Policy, Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers; 
Ben Harris, CEO, Drop

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Examining The Impact of The Mirai IoT Botnet Attack on The Smart Kitchen

Last week a botnet attack was carried out using an army of IoT devices. While the vulnerable devices were netcams and home routers, we know that as more kitchen devices add connectivity, they could become unwilling participants in nefarious attacks.

For this podcast we visit with Jim Hunter of the IoT Consortium to talk about the implications of the Mirai attack and how home appliance makers can protect themselves and consumers from future attacks.

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SKS16 Director's Cut: The Smart Kitchen Summit 2016 Wrap-Up With Mike and Ashley

Whether a hurricane, venue change or a 400 pound palett of BBQ basters, nothing was going to keep us from having an amazing Smart Kitchen Summit 2016.

Now that it's all said and done, we wanted to give you the director's cut of the SKS16. We discuss what it was like during the run up to the show, what was going on back stage, some of our favorite moments from SKS16 and much more.

We also want to thank all the attendees, speakers, sponsors and listeners for helping to put together a great week.

One last thing: visit, our new site about the future of food, cooking and the kitchen, where we'll be posting this podcast, videos from SKS16 and covering what is going on in this space.

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Tech Soup: A Look Inside Campbell's Test Kitchen

Is there a more timeless food brand than Campbell's Soup? Mike doesn't think so, and that's why he couldn't wait to ask Jane Freiman, who heads up the Campbell Test Kitchen, about how the iconic food brand is preparing for the future of cooking.

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From Zero To Two Billion: The Story of Buzzfeed's Tasty

Buzzfeed's Tasty started only a year ago, and in that time it's become the top video publisher in the world. Averaging around 2 billion video views per month, the site is changing the way people discover recipes and teach themselves to cook.

In this show we talk with Tiffany Lo, who is the senior manager for Video at Tasty and Nifty at Buzzfeed.

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News Show: How about a nice tall glass of cockroach milk?

Mike and Ashley catch up on the latest news in the smart kitchen and foodtech, including:

-The Samsung/Dacor merger
-Elon Musk's brother and vertical farms
-Sur La Table launches Perfect Kitchen Pro
-Amazon launching cooking show in Japan
-Picobrew Pico: Mike has made beer
-An early review of the ChefSteps Joule
-Pizza Hut's DJ pizza box (London)
-Elsevier publishes "insects as food ingredients"

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