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Macro changes ahead – I

I have been asked to provide a really (really!) short presentation, 1 to 2 minutes, to the IEEE Board providing technology evolution forecast for this decade. I started the (recorded) presentation by saying that it was impossible to provide a foresight on tech evolution by looking just at … tech …

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A car does not need to look like a car…

Although fully autonomous cars are still in the future designers have already started to reinvent the car to match the new paradigm. As a matter of fact, once your car is fully autonomous you are no longer in charge, of the driving. You just tell the car, probably via an …

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Could AI drive in this mess?

Look at the photo, apparently taken on a “normal” day in central Lagos Nigeria. The first question is “Would you be prepared to be driving there?”. If you are like me the answer is NO! Yet, as clearly shown in the photo, there are plenty of people willing to do …

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The car’s mind

One of the problem we are facing when talking with one another is to know what the other person “knows” (or perceive). It pops up once in a while when it is clear that there is a misunderstanding, most of the time this misunderstanding does not exist (or, more likely, …

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How could AI be so stupid?

There have been a (limited) number of accident involving Tesla cars caused by the inability of the autopilot to become aware of the actual situation. A car slammed onto a tractor-trailer, failing to recognise what it was, another hitting a truck blocking an highway after capsizing (see the picture or …

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Is 5G the solution? – I

In many Countries around the world spectrum for the 5G wireless system is being auctioned with quite a significant spread of license fees. In Italy the auction just closed with a promise from several Operators to pay over 6 billion € over the next 5 years to get spectrum licenses. …

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