25 juin 2016

The three ages of digital

Things seem to be changing faster than ever and life feels increasingly complex and fragmented. We could be at peak complexity, but I think that life will, in fact, soon simplify. We are currently mid-phase between two eras: the pre- and post-digital age. It isn’t unusual to think that you have understood “the power of the new” when you haven’t. We thought that the beauty of the MP3 format was its storage capability, when in hindsight it was about streaming every piece of music ever made. We thought that the wonder of the... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Thierry Bapin à 15:50 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
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06 juin 2016

Interconnectivity and the IoT revolution

A global network of interconnected devices linked to the internet is about to revolutionise the way we live and work today. Interconnectivity changes things. You can control the temperature in your house while sitting in an airport. Your car can update the maps for its navigation system while sitting in your garage. You can monitor the water levels of rivers in Oxfordshire or reservoirs in California from your couch. You can see pollution levels in the biggest cities in China or Europe on your smartphone. These are all examples of... [Lire la suite]
Posté par Nina Legras à 14:26 - - Commentaires [0] - Permalien [#]
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