I am excited to be here at the New Cities Summit in Paris. The event, which runs from May 14–16, brings together global urban thought leaders and decision makers to discuss the impacts of urbanization.
Monthly archives: May 2012
As we move toward a Networked Society, it’s easy to focus on the technical challenges of building physical networks to transport cars, power, bits, bytes, and so on. But I think the true value of such a society is that it enables us to connect, socialize and share our lives with one another on a [...]
The concept of the connected home isn’t a new one. However, this year it’s certainly been the cause for plenty of conversation. From global events such as the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2012 to the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012, conversations about seamless connectivity and integration across all devices in and around the home [...]
The 4Ps – Product, Place, Price and Promotion – are widely used as a marketing baseline. When it comes to planning heterogeneous networks (hetnets), it would be great to see Petabytes, Placement, Power and Plant gain similar industry mindshare.
Hetnets use a mix of large and small radio cells to provide optimal coverage and performance. They [...]
Many of you have followed my posts on this blog and commented on how technology can be used for good in the Networked Society. I’ve covered a range of issues that vary from climate change to the refugee cause. Due to the increasing interest in these topics, I’m pleased to announce that the Sustainability and [...]
Last month, I wrote a number of posts on how the ICT industry is transforming the way we learn across all stages of education. As education evolves, we need more than just a new kind of teacher – we need a new way of teaching.