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Autonomous Vehicles, New Mobility & the Built Environment Electric Vehicles

EV Charging Batters My Self-Esteem

The true tale of EV range anxiety in Texas that could have been alleviated with fast EV chargers and a much simpler payment system.

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Viodi View

Viodi View – 11/03/14

Taking care of their own, finding and nurturing local talent and giving back to the community sets the San Francisco Giants apart from other professional sports organizations, to paraphrase one of the many speakers at the boisterous parade held for the improbable 2014 World Series Champions. It was also said that this sort of event is one […]

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Alan Weissberger General

Highlights of “How Google Works” at the Commonwealth Club of Silicon Valley

Introduction: Google is well-known for its unique philosophy, culture and innovative spirit. From Android smart phones/tablets, wearable devices to self-driving cars, Google continues to push the boundaries of what is possible with technology. On October 2, 2014, Eric Schmidt, Google Executive Chairman and Former CEO, joined co-author and Google Advisor Jonathan Rosenberg to discuss “How Google […]

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Alan Weissberger General

Peter Thiel – the Ultimate Enigma- at Commonwealth Club Event

Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal, VC/hedge fund manager and author of Zero to One, was interviewed by NY Times’ Quentin Hardy on Sept 30, 2014 at the Commonwealth Club of Silicon Valley event in Santa Clara, CA.   While I agreed with several things Mr. Thiel said, he seems to be a man of many contradictions.  Hardy […]

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Alan Weissberger Technology

Stanford President John Hennessy Educating SBU Alumni on Broad Range of Topics

Moderator’s Comment: I would like to express my utmost gratitude to Professor Hennessy for our 1 hr 35 minute conversation on March 2, 2014, at the SBU Alumni Northern California meeting in Palo Alto, CA.  The Professor treated the audience to an enlightening seminar on many diverse and interesting topics that spanned education, technology and […]