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The Metaverse Future: Are You Ready To Become a God?

This week is Siggraph 2022 where Nvidia will be doing one of the keynotes ...

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Sensible Tech Advice for Back to School

We're coming up on another school year, so it's about time to start shopping for school supplies. I love summer but walking around on what feels like a frying pan has made me wish for the coolness of air-conditioned classrooms ...

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Lucid, Nvidia and the Rapidly Changing Future of Electric Cars

Last week I listened to a podcast from Lucid Motors SVP Mike Bell (ex-Apple, ex-Rivian) on what makes the Lucid Air and the coming Lucid SUV code named Gravity, due in 2024, so very different from every other car on the road, including Tesla ...

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Musk-Twitter, Qualcomm-Apple, Netflix-Microsoft: Deciphering the Insanity

Last week was crazier than usual in the tech world -- which says a lot ...

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4 Industries on the Brink of Technological Disruption

One of the stories told in management classes as an example of a recurring mistake companies make when their industry is transitioning focuses on buggy makers at the turn of the last century ...

Rapid EV Adoption by Low-Income Drivers Needed To Curb Climate Change: Report

Rob Enderle, president and principal analyst at the Enderle Group, an advisory services firm in Bend, Ore. agreed that low-income and disadvantaged people who drive cars are important to decarbonization of the atmosphere. "That is where most non-compliant gas cars likely reside, making it a critical milestone in reducing automotive-based pollutants," he told TechNewsWorld...

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The Importance of the Metaverse Standards Forum

For most of us the metaverse is mostly hype about the promise of a new internet that we could explore virtually. As it's currently implemented, the metaverse is reminiscent of the networked world pre-internet. It is represented by a bunch of very different and unique attempts to create what seems much like a walled garden approach, more like AOL and CompuServe than the post-Netscape internet that we enjoy today...

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The Birth of Google’s ‘Sentient’ AI and the Problem It Presents

One of the big news items last week was that a leading AI researcher, Blake Lemoine, had been suspended after going public that he believed that one of Google's more advanced AIs had attained sentience ...

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Apple and Microsoft Developers Conferences Exhibit Companies’ Strengths, Weaknesses

During the last few weeks we've had two developers conferences. First, there was Microsoft Build, and last week was Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). You'd think both events would be similar and focused on developers ...

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With Sheryl Sandberg Gone, Does Meta Grow Up, or Die?

The typical path for a new tech company is to hire someone experienced to run it in the early years, have them train the founders, and then have the company transition to being run by the people that created it ...

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Microsoft’s Innovative 4-Processor PC

Microsoft Build is Microsoft's most interesting event because it focuses on the people that build stuff, mostly code, but often, as is the case this year, hardware ...

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BlackBerry and Preparing for the Software-Defined Automobile

Last week was BlackBerry's annual analyst summit. Since BlackBerry's tools and QNX operating system are expected to be heavily used in the next generation of cars, this event often provides a view into the future of automobiles. That future is coming very quickly, and it promises to change most everything we currently define as an automobile, from who drives it, to how it behaves while you own it. These changes are also expected to dramatically reduce automobile ownership by individuals...

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John Deere, Russian Thieves, and the Double-Edged Sword of Vendor Lock-In

Recently there was a fun story about how John Deere used their tractor kill switch to turn $5 million tractors stolen by the Russians into junk. I'm good with what they did to those thieves, but the fact that a "kill switch" exists and how John Deere and others use technology like this isn't good news ...

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The 5 Coolest Things at Dell World Almost No One Saw

I was at Dell Technologies World 2022 last week. Often, I'm not very excited about anything on the showcase floor at events like this, but DTW has been the exception ...

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Meta vs. Varjo and Nvidia: The Bifurcation of the Metaverse

With last week's announcement that the Varjo Reality Cloud had exited beta and is now in full release, we basically have two metaverse camps: Meta's, which is focused on the consumer and revenue and is defined by performance limitations associated with its wireless Oculus headset; and the Varjo-Nvidia approach where performance is king, business is the primary focus, and the result is far closer to the Star Trek Holodeck goal that is anticipated to be the eventual metaverse photorealistic experience the market has been primed to want...

Musk Masterminds Private Twitter Takeover for $44 Billion

Musk wants to go open source with algorithms that significantly define and automatically moderate the platform and reduce moderation. We are likely to see that the two parties begin to look at the code and aggressively complain about parts they think work against their political platforms, according to Rob Enderle, principal analyst of the Enderle Group...

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Home Automation Faces 3 Perpetual Problems

I've been working with home automation offerings since the 1970s when I first installed X-10 switches in my apartment -- which I'm sure my landlord really appreciated when I moved out. Back then, there was only X-10, and while it was anything but secure, the fact there was no internet pretty much prevented me from being hacked ...

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The Fascinating Dance Between Twitter and Musk

Elon Musk presents himself as a free speech absolutist. In other words, he believes everyone should have a voice ...

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US Tech Market Leadership at a Crossroads

Qualcomm went to Washington, D.C., last week to host an event focused on preserving and protecting the United States' unique leadership position in the technology market ...

Wing Picks DFW for First Commercial Drone Deliveries in Major US Metro Area

"If the people are too far apart, you have range problems with the drones, and if people are too close together, like in a city setting, where do you land the drones?" added Rob Enderle, president and principal analyst with the Enderle Group, an advisory services firm in Bend, Ore...

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