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Layering the Metaverse

There is a lot of talk, and hype,  on the Metaverse. Also, what is, rather could be, the Metaverse is a point of discussion. In the Digital Reality Initiative we focussed on something that to us looks like a pretty good definition of the Metaverse: Digital Reality. At first glance …

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Personal Digital Twins: Governance

One of the basic tenets of the Digital Transformation is that data, from an economic standpoint, are nonrival. If you eat a bread loaf that bread loaf is no longer available to anybody else. There is competition on that resources and the governance policy has to decide how that resource …

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Another year is over …

On December 9th, 2021, a flaw in a software library, Log4J, was discovered. This flaw was present, at that time, in over 100 million systems all over the world. On December 10th the  flaw was exploited by some hackers and within 3 days it had affected at least 830,000 systems. …

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Macro changes ahead – III

3. Manufacturing Manufacturing has been evolving smoothly since the industrial revolution experiencing some leaps when first electrification was introduced, then computarization of tools and more recently computarization of the whole plant (RPA Robotic Process Automation, still under deployment). Additionally, we have seen leaps in processes first with the assembly line …

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Smartphones, and more, are getting cloudy

Processing is cheap, actually it is not! On the one hand we have seen a continuous decrease of processing cost but at the same time we have been increasing our (our applications) need for processing to the point that it made sense to create huge processing infrastructures that can be …

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Megatrends for this decade – XLII

Working with smart machines From what I have discussed it is obvious that in this decade work will be intertwined more and more with intelligent machines (Machines used to include both hard -robot like- and soft -applications). As pointed out in previous posts, artificial intelligence extends the applicability of automation …

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