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Personal Digital Twins: Data Sharing

The PDT is a model of a person. Part of the model consists of data (and part of the “interpretation” of those data to manage interactions mirroring the behaviour of the person). Over time the set of data will become broader covering many aspects of the person and will include …

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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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On-line … waste economy

Three months ago I wrote a post discussing the growing issue of apparels returns following on-line shopping. Now I stumbled onto a very interesting article (a must read, I would say) explaining what is actually happening to returned apparel. First of all look at the statistics: increasing on-line shopping, from 427B$ …

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Big Brother is bigger than you think

In 1949 Orwell described a society where people were under surveillance by telecameras placed everywhere, controlled by a Big Brother. The novel was 1984, We are in 2021 and the technology imagined by Orwell is deployed in many places around the world. We just don’t notice it: security cameras have …

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They know our whereabouts

Can’t help but smile when I hear about “privacy”… Privacy is a figment of our imagination as we spend more and more of our life in the cyberspace. Even when we think to be living in the physical space we are connected to the cyberspace and our shadows is captured …

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Automotive: disruptions ahead – II

That data are going to play a major role in the future of automotive, both as tools to streamline several activities (like proactive maintenance, safety and security, traffic management and even design hints for future releases) and as a way to deliver new services (car as a service, transportation as …

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Smile, it’s office time!

We are all living on a small blue marble, as seen from the Moon. But, as you zoom in, cultures are quite different, sometimes more than oceans away, This is the case, at least so it seems, for the perceived value of privacy, seen as a non negotiable one in …

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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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