Lame that I was excited when something in my boring buildings industry crossed paths with Apple??? And the idea of interoperability???

Pointer from: Conversation at work
Place digested: Deep dive one evening
Time digested: Sept 29, 2018




Echelon was founded in February 1988 in Palo Alto, California by Clifford "Mike" Markkula Jr..[1]

Echelon's LonWorks platform for control networking was released in 1990 for use in the building, industrial, transportation, and home automationmarkets. At their initial public offering on March 31, 1998, their shares were listed on the NASDAQ exchange with the symbol ELON.



Complexity Perspectives in Innovation and Social Change

See Chapter 9 & 10 for LonWorks



"Of course, agent identities do not change quickly. In particular, while they may be partially shaped by documents like the management team’s proposals to the Board, they are hardly established by them. They emerge from histories of interactions and attempts by the participants in those interactions collectively to make sense out of what has happened to them, providing patterns to induce an order out of the ebb and flow of contingency."