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A glimpse on 2025 – I

The Huawei presentation at the webinar I mentioned in yesterday’s post on the future of airport, also addressed a few technology trends for 2025 that I found interesting (although I am not buying on them all, but this is what discussion on trends is for, getting different perspectives, hence I …

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An image USED to be worth a thousand words

Have you ever heard the expression “an image is worth a thousand words”? Indeed, with a single image you can convey som much information that it would take a lot of “prose” to have an equivalent transfer of meaning. Computers (software) on the other hand, has always been pretty good …

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Hired, or rejected, by a robo-recruiter

In 2019 Google received some 3.3 million job applications, that is over 9,000 a day, including Saturday, Sundays and holidays. I was not able  to find a more recent figure (the 2019 figure was up 18% from 2018 so it is reasonable to expect they got even more last year). …

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The truth and the hype of Quantum Computers

I am no expert in quantum computer, nor in quantum computing. I read a lot about both, I attended quite a number of meetings where quantum was discussed (including the ones at the IEEE Future Direction Committee where there is a Quantum Initiative), yet I remain uncertain about the real …

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Am I invading a computer “personal space”?

I just read an interesting article on Wired on the potential broad application of a Google technology, developed in the Soli project, one of the research initiatives carried out in the ATAP (Advanced Technology and Product) Google division. I should say I got hooked by a sentence in the article …

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Personal Digital Twins: Memes 2.0 – IV

How could Personal Digital Twins be connected to the idea of memes 2.0? When will they have an impact? Well, look at the graphic: that curve is representing the Amara’s law (or I would say “Amara’s observation”). When we look at new, emerging, technologies we usually perceive them as more …

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Valentine’s day in the cyberspace

Valentine’s day is about showing your love. And there are plenty of business eager to help you (and make money in the process)! I grew up with the idea that the Valentine was the “other half of the sky” but looking at statistics I might have been wrong all along: …

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