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The cellphone is disappearing…

As of February 2021 there are 3.8 billion smartphones users in the world and an additional 1 billion with a mobile phone. The number of mobile phones is rapidly dwindling (there were 2 billion of them in 2016) and we can expect to have them disappearing in (mostly the first …

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Latest data on … data

Googling on “how much Data” you get a list of over 4 billion pointers, and that is starting to give an idea of the “data landscape”. Interestingly, the first pointers proposed by the search engine refer to “how much data do I need to store”, a question related to the …

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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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The smartphone is killing another industry

Here we go again. The smartphone has brought onto the hands of billions of people (3.5 billions –estimated- by end of 2020, there were 3.2 billions at the end of 2019) an incredible processing capacity that is actually becoming unlimited whenever you have a good internet connection, something that is …

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Megatrends for this decade – III

2. Global gigabit connectivity at ultra-low cost This megatrend is actually the convergence of three: “global”, “gigabit ” and “ultra-low cost”. The quest for coverage and for performance is nothing new, as a matter of fact. the novelty is in the “quality” and “quantity” foreseen by this trend. Connectivity has …

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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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An unbelievable display: 10,000 ppi

There is quite a bit of confusion when we talk (and hear) about resolution. Resolution is measured in pixel per inch, that is how many different points are in an inch. On a 4k television you have 3,840 points horizontally and 2,160 vertically. How many per inch? Well that depends …

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

OK, it is now time to consider a “real” wireless network! Smartphones, complex IoTs or aggregates of IoTs (like vehicles), have been addressed to as “terminals”. In fact, it is now a few years that in several occasions this name no longer apples. Think at the tethering supported by your …

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