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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Regulatory

AV Regulation Through Insurance & More #SDC2022

“When you don’t know what lies around the corner, what you should do is focus on maximizing your options. Slow down, don’t overregulate and maximize your options,” states former Florida State Senator Jeff Brandes in the above video.1 As an Army veteran who led military convoys in Iraq, it is clear that Brandes understands the […]

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Alan Weissberger Broadband Regulatory

FCC Allocates $603M in Additional Emergency Connectivity Funding

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) dispatched almost $603 million in the sixth wave of awards under its $7.2 billion Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF) program.  That program helps schools and libraries link to broadband with the grants extending to 1.4 million students in 50 states. Funding for broadband projects is also coming from the U.S. […]

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Broadband Regulatory

Bridging the Access and Adoption Gaps

Access to and adoption of broadband isn’t an academic issue for Patty Boyers, Chair of ACA Connects. As president and co-founder of Boycom, a Missouri-based Internet Service Provider, broadband, as Boyers says, is personal for her. Given that she is on the front lines trying to connect people to the greater world through broadband, her […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment VOD

Driverless – The VOD of Today?

It was an honor to be on the Smart Driving Car podcast with Cade Metz, Fred Fishkin, and Alain Kornhauser for a thoughtful discussion of what makes driverless different than an Internet app. Inspired by Metz’s recent New York Times article, The Costly Pursuit of Self Driving Cars Continues On and On and On, the […]

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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Cybersecurity Internet of Everything Networking Regulatory Technology Wireless

Resilient Positioning, Navigation, and Timing – Right Now

“Miss the beat, you lose the rhythm, And nothing falls into place” Van Halen, circa 1991, Right Now Van Halen’s insight about timing and seizing the moment in its song, Right Now, is a great metaphor for the current situation with PNT. As background, the most prevalent source of PNT, Positioning, Navigation, and Timing, is […]