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That’s not Digital Transformation!

I presented a lecture to an event organised by the Mexican Government to promote the Digital Transformation of the Country. It had a large participation, including key people of the administration and foreign experts from organisations like the World Economic Forum. Here I just want to point out how I …

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Global Cloud Ecosystem Index

The Cloud has become a key infrastructure to support private business as well as public services. In Italy we have seen a strong effort from the Government to move all public services (and related data/processes) to a single (virtual) cloud by 2027. It is a challenging objective since at the …

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Technology adoption 2021

Yesterday I attended the Italian event focussing on the Digital Transformation status in Italy, with the presentation of the yearly report. The report focusses on Italy but does this introducing comparison with EU and US, hence it is an interesting observation point on what is going on. In spite of …

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Intelligent Twin

I, recently, attended a webinar on the future of airports with several players, and industries, discussing how next generation technologies could re-imaging global airports (at the time I am writing this post the recording of the webinar is still available and it makes for an interesting listening). I was intrigued …

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Copying the brain

Crunching data faster and faster is what computer industry has been doing over the last 60 years, tracking with amazing precision Moore’s law. Since 2014/2015 Moore’s Law has reached its limit, first in the economics (the price per transistor is no longer decreasing) and then in density (we can no …

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Pervasive AI target the edges

Artificial Intelligence started through massive number crunching and entangled rules (I still remember Prolog…) requiring big computers to support it. Over time the “rules” based approach shrunk a bit with number crunching taking the upper hand (as both more data and more processing power become available). This increased the use …

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A nice, ugly surprise

It already happened to me twice, and possible to thousands of other people around the world. I got an email with a link, courtesy of Amazon, that told me to look at what happened that day in 2003 (once, the other time was 2002, I seem to remember). I duly …

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Megatrends for this decade – XLIV

This has been a long series of posts, the longest I wrote. The aim in presenting these Megatrends was to stimulate discussion and quite a bit occurred, I received several comments out of some 30,000 views. Wow! That’s why I decided to revise all posts and create an ebook (you can …

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Megatrends for this decade – II

Global Abundance Although we usually hear dark predictions on shortage of food for a world population that keeps increasing, production data tell a different story. As shown in the graphics productions is actually improving faster than the population growth (this is for cereals, it is true for several other areas, …

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6G does not exist, yet it is already here! – XIX

The quest for intelligence Networks were born as mechanical systems, not really a surprise if one considers the time of their “invention”. Even the first “robots” were mechanical systems. Intelligence in a mechanical system is not necessarily “null”, the basic building stones for intelligence are present in (some) mechanical systems: …

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