Dr. Cuno Pfister studied computer science at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich (ETH Zürich). His PhD thesis supervisor was Prof. Niklaus Wirth, the designer of the Pascal, Modula-2 and Oberon programming languages. Dr. Cuno Pfister is the Managing Director of Oberon microsystems, Inc., which has worked on everything from mobile solutions to a large hydropower-plant monitoring system with 10,000 sensors.
"If you want to actually start building your own internet-to-thing connections, Cuno Pfister's Getting Started with the Internet of Things is an excellent and practical introduction that will whet your appetite."
--Mary Branscombe, ZDNet UK Book Reviews
"The book gives a very hands-on experience to exemplify the principles that underpin sensor networks. This could be an excellent starting place for school and college projects, or for the hobbyist."
--Jeremy Crump, FBCS
"I just finished Cuno Pfister's Getting Started with the Internet of Things and would recommend it to those willing to get their hands dirty and implement the Internet and/or the Web of Things."
--Dominique Guinard, Postscapes
"An excellent and practical introduction that will whet your appetite."
--Mary Branscombe, ZDNet UK
"Reading this book takes me back to younger days of hacking on a Commodore-64...An essential companion to the Netduino Plus and a great place to get started with lower-level programming."
--Fridtjof, GameVortex Communications AKA Matt Paddock, Game Vortex