DNA technology links Florida man to six decades-old ‘pillowcase rapist’ cases

Jaime E. Love

Advanced DNA technology helped South Florida cold case investigators link a man known as the “pillowcase rapist” to a string of sexual assaults stemming back to the 1980s.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office announced Tuesday that Robert Kohler, 62, had been tied to six rapes after its cold case unit, formed in 2019 to address about 350 cases with dead-end leads, was able to link the crimes using DNA.

Broward Sheriff Gregory Tony said Koehler, who has been incarcerated in Miami-Dade County since January 2020 on charges of sexual battery against one woman in the early 1980s, may have committed between 40 and 45 rapes in the greater Miami area.

Koehler is accused of breaking into the homes of women at night or early in the morning as they either prepared for bed or slept, typically with his face covered by a pillowcase or other fabric and carrying a sharp

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Insteon’s servers have mysteriously turned back on

Jaime E. Love


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Innovation with the Internet of Things in a World of Future

Jaime E. Love

The Internet of Things (IoT) brings a heightened state of awareness, the Eternal Present, with continuous information inflows from across the value chain of enterprises. The patterns in the data are displayed on dashboards, making business leaders acutely conscious of pressing issues that can’t wait for a resolution. No longer is the enterprise blinded by unnoticed problems buried in their systems. IoT data reduces the risk of enterprises being caught off-guard when latent chinks snowball into a crisis unexpectedly. Instead, they can prepare for the Future based on the data from their operations and more.

Beyond the hype cycle

The Internet of Things has had an extended hype cycle delayed by shortcomings of business strategy and technology for deployments. The top three barriers to implementation are inadequate software applications, lack of business strategy, and limits of technology or retrofitting in all regions. However, the interest in IoT is unabated: 86%

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Like an Internet Troll, In-Your-Face Horror Movie’s Shock Turns to Tedium

Jaime E. Love

This review of “DASHCAM” was first published Sept. 11, 2021, after its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.

In the future, when we look back at the cinema from the COVID epidemic, there will be a special place reserved for Rob Savage’s “Host.” The supernatural thriller, conceived and produced and released during lockdown, told the story of a seance performed over a friendly Zoom call, and how one person’s irresponsibility doomed everyone they knew. “Host” keyed into the most contemporary anxieties imaginable and it did so with class, cleverness, and aplomb. It was one of the best films of 2020.

Savage is back one year later with a new COVID nightmare called “DASHCAM,” a film that also takes place entirely on a digital screen — the protagonist’s phone — and also takes place smack dab in the middle of the pandemic. But this time, the protagonist, a version of

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