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01/05/2019 - 23:38
The Internet of Things is the killer app of decision making at all levels, including politics. @robvank “It is for awakened conscience to assert the principle; events will determine the character of the answer. Ideas once rooted in conscience never die.”  Dyer D. Lum In this short text I argue representative democracy and its...
01/05/2019 - 18:38
....But transforming an existing organisation is complex. I have worked with many organisations in transforming their business from a traditional business into a digital business. This allowed me to gain firsthand experience in what can go wrong in designing and executing a digital strategy. It also allowed me to design and develop toolbox of...
01/05/2019 - 18:34
Take a second, and think of three large companies that are booming right now. Have them? Chances are that all of them are tech companies. And probably one of the following: Apple, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Uber, Airbnb or Amazon. All are in fact are business driven and highly benefited by network effects. In a sentence, network...
01/05/2019 - 17:57
In 2019, cybersecurity has become top-of-mind for most federal government contractors and agencies that share sensitive information.  In addition to updated Department of Defense guidance and procedures for evaluating contractors’ compliance with cybersecurity requirements, as well as an increase in Department of Defense cybersecurity audits...
01/05/2019 - 17:54
“Unsecured IoT devices will be like the new asbestos.” "Internet of things" devices are set to spike in popularity. Lawmakers are worried that they'll bring security issues, too. Before smart devices fill up millions of homes, a Senate hearing on Tuesday looked to figure out how to keep them safe from hackers. "Sound security...
01/05/2019 - 17:51
You’re connected, hooked in, and linked up much more than you realize. You're connected, hooked in, linked up much more than you realize. It's all because of IoT: the Internet of Things. But what is it? Sometimes it's as easy as a warehouse tracking the location of packages. Other times, it’s high-tech and high-dollar.
01/05/2019 - 17:38
Amsterdam, The Netherlands - April 30, 2019 - The Things Industries has been named the Cool Vendor in IoT by Gartner. The report “Cool Vendors in IoT Thingification, 2019” highlights the vendors making breakthroughs in the IoT industry and having “the potential to turn an IoT project into a truly revolutionary solution” (Bill Ray, Analyst at...
30/04/2019 - 10:29
Silicon Valley is abuzz with Internet of Things (IoT), virtual reality (VR)/augmented reality (AR) and blockchain vendors seeking the Holy Grail of Retail: mass consumer markets where their technology can help fashion designers and retailers survive the "retail apocalypse." At the recent San Francisco Tech Fashion Week, retail experts provided...
30/04/2019 - 10:28
......The new initiative — a collaboration between the Dubai Future Foundation and the World Economic Forum — aims to develop mechanisms, applications and uses for the fourth industrial revolution in the UAE, according to a government statement. “The fourth industrial revolution will shape the whole century,” Brende said. “Those nations that...
30/04/2019 - 10:26
The next generation of mobile broadband networks should be a technical matter, pure and simple, right? Wrong. The build-out of 5G has been caught up in a whirlwind of arrests, indictments, political threats, allegations and counter-allegations. As states are poised to make procurement decisions for 5G infrastructure, they are having to...
29/04/2019 - 08:02
There’s very little difference between smart cities and modern occupied zones. Both postulate ubiquitous sensor coverage, continuous algorithmic vigilance, and the automated use of (ordnance) delivery drones. Neither, for different but obvious reasons, is what we need. The ethical and professional issues involved in urban design for military...
29/04/2019 - 07:59
Apr 28, 2019—Quite regularly I get the question: with all these standards around, what should I choose? Zigbee, Thread, Bluetooth Mesh, or Wi-Fi? Or maybe LoRa? Or is it better to wait for 5G and NB-IoT? Of course, these questions create confusion and slow down the adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT). Part of this confusion is because it'...
29/04/2019 - 07:55
(Reuters) - Jaguar Land Rover, Britain’s largest auto manufacturer, said on Monday it is testing software that will allow drivers of its cars to earn the IOTA cryptocurrency as a reward for sharing data. The logo of British manufacturer Jaguar is seen on a Jaguar F-Pace SUV car in Zurich, Switzerland, August 10, 2017. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann...
28/04/2019 - 08:52
The Chinese government is purportedly supporting the construction of a "blockchain  city" in the critical shipping lane of the Malaysian Malacca Strait. The development was announced in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on April 26. Construction and engineering company China Wuyi and investment network SWT International Sdn Bhd...
28/04/2019 - 08:49
The people with all the money do not care about society. They hoard and hoard because hoarding is an addiction. The consequence is increasing poverty, drug addiction, homelessness, squalor in the cities, social unrest, crumbling infrastructure, death by despair, alienation and erosion of the quality of life at every socioeconomic level until...