Categories
Viodi View

Viodi View – 07/15/23

Cruise and Waymo passed the Kornhauser Proof-of-Technology version of the Turing Test (YouTube) last week. Princeton Professor Kornhauser explains that, if he closed his eyes, he would have found it difficult to differentiate between rides provided to him by those driverless companies and rides given by human drivers. He suggests that the next step is […]

Categories
Fiber to the Premise

A Transformative Moment in Broadband

@fiberbroadband‘s president and CEO, Gary Bolton, opens #FiberConnect2022 to a record 3,000 attendees. His call to action to attendees is to meet with state and local policy officials to keep the fiber momentum going. 93 companies are on the waiting list to exhibit. Bolton promises to find a spot for them next year. “We are […]

Categories
Viodi View

Viodi View – 04/08/21

Movement is a common thread to much of the infrastructure that enables modern society. Whether it is the movement of bits or electrons, liquids or gases, or parcels or people, infrastructure facilitates commerce and improves the quality of life by allowing people to enjoy things that physical barriers or distance would otherwise prevent. The cost […]

Categories
Memorials Viodi View

Viodi View – 10/25/19

Listen to the highlights of this newsletter here: https://soundcloud.com/viodi/a-tribute-to-tom-olson-october-25th-viodi-view-newsletter It is the connections with people that ultimately matter in business. This is an unintentional lesson taught by mentor and friend, Tom Olson. In sharing a fun Twitter thread with him last weekend, I had hoped to bring a smile to Tom’s face, by reminding him […]

Categories
Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Internet of Everything Smart Cities Smart Home

The Augmented Fabric at #AWE2019

Could fabrics be the next technology disruptor? The short answer is yes if the predictions and objectives of the AFFOA (Advanced Functional Fabrics of America) are realized. Speaking at the AWE USA 2019, AFFOA CEO, Yoel Fink, paints a picture where fibers act as the sensors and transmitters turning clothing and other fabrics from fashion statements to […]