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Viruses and Bits

It’s Easter but we are not talking about eggs, rather about the epidemic. The virus did not take a vacation time and waiting for a vaccine that is still down the road is unsatisfactory. So many people are turning to technology and to bits in particular. There is an unlimited …

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LIDAR hits mass market

LIght Detection And Ranging, LIDAR, is a technology used to create an exact tridimensional map of the environment. It is not a new technology, it started in the 1960ies as a way to map the Earth surface from an airplane. The airplane was equipped with a laser generating pulses and …

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How a virus could decrease CO2 emissions

  Lots of discussion and news on the coronavirus, ranging from a terrifying epidemic/pandemic to just another flu-like epidemic, just slightly more dangerous (I am leaning more on the second). One point, however, is clear. The influence on this “flu” on the business and on way of living of people …

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Humans have bias, machines too

As 2019 wraps up I took a look at what went wrong with technologies this year. Unfortunately there is plenty, and you can Google for tech failures 2019 and spend some time browsing several of them. I am not surprised at all. We have had, in 2019 as in the …

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Pinch me!

I bought my Airpods just 2 weeks ago and of course now there is a new, and better, model. That’s life in this never ending tech evolution. You have probably read about them. What stimulated this post it’s not the Airpods per sé but a new sensor that has been …

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Platforms, present and future VI

3. Industry platforms II A separate post to discuss a quite different sort of platform, the car platform. It has been used by the car manufacturing industry for over 50 years now as a way to decrease the cost of production. The idea is to have a common base: floor …

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