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Time to Move On

This is my last blog posting, two years to the day and 160+ postings after entering the blogsphere, and six months after retiring from Nortel, where I worked for 37 years. I left out the front door, but was saddened... Full Story

Posted on September 30, 2009 10:42 PM

Hyperconnectivity: The Internet of Things

Great set of articles crossed my desk on connecting a broad range of sensors in various forms. We've all heard about and probably used toll-collection tags, security access key cards and retail tags, but many new apps are coming our... Full Story

Posted on September 29, 2009 1:14 PM

Is Hyperconnectivity a Constitutional Right?

With only 5% of music downloads resulting in any cash exchange, copyright owners (artists, musicians, record studios and so on) are rightfully concerned. But what to do? The French Government is taking a rather unique approach. In France, there has... Full Story

Posted on August 24, 2009 8:51 AM

Hyperconnectivity- A Must Have?

Google's My Location service allows you to search for "pizza take-outs" nearby without having to enter a specific location. It uses any information that would help, including GPS, WiFi AP's and IP addresses. But it can go well beyond... Full Story

Posted on August 17, 2009 8:42 AM

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Twitter for Objects

But you thought it was only for people. Well now you can use Twitter to track activity at the Tower Bridge in London. For example, you could get a message such as "I am opening for the MV Dixie Queen,... Full Story

Posted on August 4, 2009 1:53 PM

Hyperconnectivity and A Missing Link

Hyperconnectivity hit home personally when my daughter, a paleomammoligist, called home last summer via a satellite phone from an island in the far north in the region of the North Pole. A storm was raging and she was confined to... Full Story

Posted on April 23, 2009 2:08 PM

Hyperconnectivity for Science

Hyperconnectivity is brought to you by an explosion in cell phones and in networked sensors for everything. Eric Paulos of Carnegie Mellon University is proposing to converge these two hyperconnectivity trends by shifting cell phones from being purely personal communications... Full Story

Posted on April 12, 2009 12:54 PM

From Hyperconnectivity To Social Networking

I will be retiring on April 10 after 37 years in Nortel. The decision was actually made pre-filing, but I decided to stay on to participate in one last VoiceCon, my swan song so to speak. I have spent my... Full Story

Posted on April 3, 2009 2:08 PM

Digital Detoxing

A recent IDC study sponsored by Nortel found that the percent of respondents willing to send business text messages on vacation varied from 52% in China and 67% in the United Arab Emirates to 11% in Canada and 17% in... Full Story

Posted on March 19, 2009 10:23 AM

Virus in Orbit

Hyperconnectivity, as we all know, has a dark side in the form of new security threats. Now a computer virus (specifically the W32.Gammima.AG worm) has gone where no virus has ever gone before.... hitting laptops on the International Space Station.... Full Story

Posted on February 24, 2009 10:18 AM

Hyperconnected Bridges

Thirteen people were killed on Aug 1 2007, when an Interstate bridge collapsed in Minneapolis. This was just another wake up call of the aging of the highway infrastructure in US and elsewhere. But there's a plan. Many of the... Full Story

Posted on January 23, 2009 9:45 AM

IBM On Hyperconnectivity and The Global Recovery

Sam Palmisano, IBM Chairman and CEO. recently spoke on the reality of global integration. While he didn't explicitly mention Hyperconnectivity, he did say that "we are all now connected--economically, technically and socially." Hyperconnectivity not only brings together people, but also... Full Story

Posted on January 5, 2009 8:35 AM

Most Hyperconnected Sport Goes Virtual

Last month I introduced you to the most hyperconnected sport in the world. On Sunday Nov 9, thirty solo racers left in an around the world solo, non-stop race (the Vendee Globe) in their 20m/60 foot 'formula 1' racing yachts.... Full Story

Posted on December 23, 2008 8:42 AM

AT&T Cuts and Hyperconnectivity

It's been all over the news:.AT&T cutting its headcount by 12000. But what does this have to do with hyperconnectivity? Look below the covers. While its wired subscriber base is shrinking, AT&T is reaping the benefits of an 11.5% growth... Full Story

Posted on December 5, 2008 4:05 PM

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The Most Hyperconnected Sport

Previously, I asked the question "In which sport, is human endurance pushed to the limit (athletes have died), and does Internet Hyperconnectivity trump TV?" Thirty solo racers (including 2 women) left Sunday in an around the world race (the Vendee... Full Story

Posted on November 13, 2008 1:56 PM

Hyperconnectivity Quiz

In which sport, is human endurance pushed to the limit (athletes have died), and does Internet Hyperconnectivity trump TV?... Full Story

Posted on November 7, 2008 9:13 AM

Eye Pods- a banned substance at future political debates?

Someday, your neighborhood politician will walk up to, and even though you've never met, will greet you by name. Someday, politicians running for office and heading into debates, may be tested for this 'banned substance'. Researchers at the University of... Full Story

Posted on November 5, 2008 8:36 AM

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Personal Hotspots

Hyperconnectivity is upon us, and now here's your WiFi-To-Go, a PDA-sized EVDO router that fits in your pocket. As long as you're in your cell provider's EVDO coverage area, you just power on (via an AC adaptor or maybe a... Full Story

Posted on October 3, 2008 3:36 PM

Paralympics: Accessible to The Hyperconnected

The 2008 Paralympics are going strong in Beijing. And you can watch the highlights on the ParalympicsSport TV network on YouTube. Watching these athletes is inspirational to say the least, but it can be tiring on the body, since your... Full Story

Posted on September 15, 2008 8:49 AM

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Hyperconnectivity and UC For Kicks

The AC Milan football/soccer team has won 18 officially recognized international titles, more than any other club in the world. To enhance its performance, MilanLab was established in 2002 as the team's High Tech Scientific Research Centre, the primary purpose... Full Story

Posted on August 21, 2008 7:01 AM

The Two Sides of The Hyperconnectivity Coin

If I've said it once, I've said it a thousand times. "Hyperconnectivity is a megatrend whereby everything and everyone that can benefit from being connected will be connected." The other side of the Hyperconnectivity coin, and to great degree a... Full Story

Posted on July 22, 2008 6:11 AM

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