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11/03/2019 - 07:01
The one thing that’s certain about the autonomous future heralded by executives in Detroit and Silicon Valley, a future that’s either years or decades away depending on which experts you consult: It will entail more driving. By the year 2040, the nation’s capital could be a bustling network of autonomous vehicles, with better access to jobs on...
11/03/2019 - 06:59
Mar 10, 2019—From websites to mobile devices to social media, technology has dramatically changed how brands and retailers connect with customers throughout the past 20 years. These days, retailers are embracing the Internet of Things (IoT) as the latest technology to drive a superior customer experience. The IoT, coupled with the right insight...
11/03/2019 - 06:57
Contactless credit cards are coming, making it super simple to pay in stores: You’ll hold your card near a payment terminal, which will pick up data transmitted by radio waves. But with new technology come new fears about ways people can steal our information ― along with offers of products like special wallets and credit card sleeves...
10/03/2019 - 11:14
MoneyLab #6 took place in Siegen (Germany), 7-8 March 2019. You can find the full program. The spectacle of the cryptocurrency is over and has given way to the banality of the blockchain. Anxious to fall behind and worried about “disruption” and “not being digital enough” banks, lawyers, start-ups, governments, NGOs, are all too eager to...
10/03/2019 - 11:11
Huawei has mounted a stinging counterattack against Washington. On the legal front, the Shenzhen-based tech giant is suing the U.S. government for banning its equipment from America’s telecom landscape on the grounds that the action is "unconstitutional." And more broadly, on the public relations front, Huawei’s counter-offensive appears to be...
10/03/2019 - 11:08
Millions of  new devices are estimated to connect to the Internet every second. The installed base of the Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to grow to between 25-30 billion devices by 2020. Spending for the IoT economy is expected to range into the trillions over the next ten or more years. Against this backdrop, the Smart Cities of...
09/03/2019 - 09:18
I recently installed a Nest thermostat in my house. Nest has been around for a while, but I’ve been hesitant to get one. I won’t go into the details of why we finally pulled the trigger, but it made sense to have more control of our home environment. When the box arrived, I was excited. I felt like I was stepping into the future. Once I got it...
09/03/2019 - 08:52
GOOD conferences bring together design researchers from around the world to share experiences and jointly reflect on organisations, economies and societies in transition – and particularly on the strategic roles, design researchers play in helping to make these changes happen.   The conference is supported by REACH network. At the...
09/03/2019 - 08:28
The Internet of Things (IoT) is a new actualization of subject-object relationships. Me and my surroundings, objects, clothes, mobility, whatever, will have an added component, a digital potentiality that is potentially outside of 'my' control. Every generation builds its own add-ons to the notions of reality, to what it believes are the...
08/03/2019 - 17:14
The transition to the fifth generation of mobile networks (5G) is often portrayed as a race – between economic systems and between companies. Who defines the standards? Which company holds critical standard-essential patents? Which nation has the most pilots to test equipment and applications? Who is the fastest to roll out the infrastructure?...
08/03/2019 - 10:21
The grand strategic competition between the United States and China will be won or lost based on who controls the rules and systems that govern 21st-century commerce, communications and security. Washington can no longer ignore that China is way ahead on the core technology that will underpin those systems: blockchain. Last month, the Trump...
08/03/2019 - 10:20
Smart home devices aren’t just for the home. Businesses are inviting more and more internet-connected devices into their offices and buildings as well. While the technology may simplify some tasks, security experts warn that the Internet of Things is also opening companies up to more security threats. Cybersecurity firm Trend Micro recently...
08/03/2019 - 10:18
Technology drives business strategy now more than ever—and nowhere is this more apparent than in the logistics industry. As an early IoT adopter, the stories of truck fleet digital transformation are numerous. They include chronicling the adoption of sensor-based technology and analytics to track where trucks are en route, whether they meet...
07/03/2019 - 13:31
Transportation and mobility are generating incredible amounts of data. From cars to public transport to commuting patterns to roads and weather, this really is BIG data. However, the current fragmentation of the urban mobility ecosystem is impeding innovation and monetization of data. How can we Build the Urban Data Marketplace to Deliver...
07/03/2019 - 13:17
I recently guest lectured in a UCLA Extension class on social media marketing, in part talking about the platforms beyond the Big Four that companies and influencers should be using. The topic sent me off in several absorbing directions, but toward one conclusion: Amazon is the influencer platform you need to work with next. One recent study...