Tag archives: Connectivity

Smartphones do not make us anti-social

*+-So… let’s get past the idea that cell phones make people antisocial. When you’re alone in a crowd of strangers, there’s nothing wrong with exploring your online world online and making connections that weren’t possible before. That’s what the Networked Society is all about.

Cooperative transport systems – the next step in transport transformation – part 2

*+-We will see cooperative systems with vehicle-to-vehicle communication to prevent accidents by sensing each other. There will be systems for adjusting traffic flows and prices in real-time, depending on the situation and demand. We will see smart cooperation between all means of transportation where commuters can plan, travel and pay seamlessly across public and private transportation services.

Cooperative transport systems – the next step in transport transformation

*+-Connectivity is being embedded throughout the transport infrastructure in vehicles, roads, parking spaces, traffic controlling system and the whole logistical chain changing the role of nearly every player in the industry. Connectivity is the starting point, and the next thing that will come is cooperation between all these assets, between vehicles, transport infrastructure, users, service providers and operators.

Finding your way in Dhaka at the dawn of the Networked Society

*+-I leave knowing that the city I’ve seen will be very different from the city that it will be a few years from now. Like Ayu’s kids, Bangladesh seems destined for success, its citizens poised to enjoy all the benefits that connectivity and technology will bring to their country in the Networked Society.

Are we shaping smartphones or are they shaping us?


Risk management at the frontline of the new economy

*+-In the Networked Society it is essential to understand the paradigm shift that everything in the digital economy is a data object and can be given attribution and integrity through signing at scale.

Are we entering an age of ‘living in the clouds’?


Look on the bright side – changing behaviors to improve the environment


Introducing the sharing economy – courtesy of the Networked Society


We want the physical world to mimic the internet

*+-Our expectation that everyday places and objects will be connected and interactive will drive consumer demand for a rapidly expanding internet of things.