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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Internet of Everything Technology

The Autonomous Vehicle and What It Means

Editor’s Note: An automobile industry executive and subject matter expert, who wishes to remain anonymous, wrote the article that follows this preface. It is in response to my June 2nd article that speculated on Google’s long-term plans for the autonomous vehicle. This article provides additional insight into the AV market with some excellent references, while […]

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Viodi View – 03/28/14

A Sneak Peak Innovation Trailer Innovating by improving business processes was a recurring theme of this week’s Minnesota Telecom Alliance Convention and Tradeshow in Minneapolis. The cloud and web applications are driving many of the efficiency improvements for not only operators, but their suppliers and consultants.  A few of the stories from MTA are in […]

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Viodi View – 10/18/13

Is Time to Virtualize Washington D.C.? Telework Might Be the Answer With all the acrimony in Washington D.C., there must be a better way to move things forward, particularly with the economy. The above interview with Cliff Albertson of Badger Communications is reminiscent of that political phrase, “It’s the economy, stupid.”He explains that the MTA and its […]

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Alan Weissberger

Robot Morality: Can a Machine Have a Conscience? Can It Be On a Higher Moral Ground than Humans?

The SCU Markkula Center for Applied Ethics was fortunate to have Professor George Lucas – Naval Postgraduate School-Monterey, California- address this topic on September 30, 2013.  The event was co-sponsored by the Commonwealth Club Silicon Valley section. Professor Lucas emphasis was on how robot morality pertains to the U.S. military’s increasing reliance on robots, drones and unmanned […]

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Viodi View – 04/04/12

Is there a recipe for creating a viral video? This question is often pondered at digital media conferences and responses typically suggest viral video success stems from ingredients that include authenticity, quality of production, timing, the message and entertainment value. These elements are critical, but what might be the most important element is out of […]