The internet of things is giving our cities a brain.
On a new site designed as part of the transition into office, president-elect Barack Obama asks for some ideas, effectively trying to use the internet created a government run “for the people, by the people, and of the people.” Here are some I had around the budget…
Apple has it. Google has it. Microsoft fails at it. Yahoo! sometimes does and sometimes doesn’t. What I am talking about is buzz and coolness. It seems every time Apple or Google introduces a new product, the buzz is high. For example, Apple recently introduced a $350 speaker and, while the reaction was more tepid […]
As we near the end of the year, I realized that it’s been about half a decade since the bubble burst on the dotcom world. At the same time, it seems that a number of similar bubble signs may be showing up again. Based on my personal experience, I’d like to present what I consider […]
The modular by design approach is based on the simple concept of small modular components. In order to fully understand it, however, one must examine the actual components of this approach: standards, focus, flexibility, speed, communication, and stealth. I will now go into each of these concepts, providing examples for each of them but it […]