Tag archives: Networked Society

How “able” will the connected world become?

A range of new computing applications are emerging in the form of ‘wearables’, ‘driveables’, ‘flyables’ and ‘scannables’. All are part of the Networked Society evolution towards a more connected world.

Enabling the Networked Society in Malaysia (Part 1)

In 2010, Ericsson was privileged to be part of the Malaysian government’s Think Tank Lab, that was commissioned to develop initiatives to double our nation’s gross national income and significantly increase the number of jobs, leading to transformative growth.

An ‘Oh No Moment’ at WebRTC Expo

WebRTC brings real-time communication to your web browser. The technology proves that it is easier to add real-time communications to a web app than it is to make that web app look good. The communications paradigm has changed from complicated technology to seamless experience and its time to take notice.

Value collaborations spark business and industry transformation

Our world is changing as a result of the Networked Society. It’s empowering consumers and influencing how we communicate with each other in private and business relationships. This post is about how the business and industry landscape is transforming and with it our ways of working, producing, manufacturing, and how customer value will be created.

Connected communities are driving a new do-ocracy

Easy access to information about almost anything is fundamentally changing our possibilities to do things ourselves. For do-it-yourself (DIY) people, it is much easier to find information and much easier to link up with people who share the same interests. This, together with affordable technologies, tools and services are lowering the barriers to nearly a zero cost in many areas.

It’s about doing the impossible – faster

The technology being invented in Silicon Valley is not incremental but disruptive. A great example of this is Joyent’s new product. Manta is storage in the cloud but what makes it different from Amazon’s S3 service is that with Mantra you can also execute jobs.

Smartphone survey shows the need for speed

Smartphone users have frequent issues with internet connectivity. As many as 60 percent of users in the study experience problems at least once a week and 33 percent encounter problems daily. It makes me wonder about the changing perceptions we have of such important things as connectivity and speed.

Why fear might be valuable in the Networked Society

Fear is an essential ingredient for change. As much as it can be a hurdle, the truth is, I think fear is a big motivator. Though it wasn’t articulated as a theme during the Economist’s Digital Horizons conference this morning, it certainly shone through every speech, panel, and question and answer period.

From Malaysia to Sweden: a Networked Society travelogue

Disruptive conversation during All Things D