Futurology and Social Impact Content

Open Source

Open Source Models
What are the main OSS business models? Not licensing, but, how do these things stay alive, with a vibrant thriving community.

Connectivity and Collaboration

MIT Future Compute: A round-up
Following my blog post about MIT Future Compute, I co-authored a more in deptharticle about cloud tech trends and connectivity for Avanade Techs and Specs.[https://www.avanade.com/en/blogs/techs-and-specs/quantum-computing/mit-future-compute] What’s on the horizon? 2021 and beyondI was lucky enou…

Societal Changes

Oral culture and the rise of literacy
The rise of clubhouse - and a return to oral culture. Literacy enfranchises some previously excluded elements of society, and this is a trend to watch.
What’s on the horizon? 2021 and beyond
I was lucky enough to attend MIT Future Compute 2021, to understand theconvergence of various technologies, from the Internet of Things to new(-ish)connectivity options, like 5G and LoRaWAN. Future Compute 2021An examination of the computing landscape, hosted online byMIT Technology Review Febru…

Open Data

3 ways to turn your supply chain into a growth engine
Shift from recovery to growth in 2021 with a customer centric supply chain, using open data, defining your core business, and using responsible business principles. Syndicated from Avanade Insights.

Thinking Machines

Ethical and productivity implications of Intelligent Code Creation
I co-authored a blog for Avanade Techs and Specs[https://www.avanade.com/en/blogs/techs-and-specs/software-development/intelligent-code-creation], focussing on Intelligent Code Creation tools, like Kite and Tabnine. > Intelligent code creation (ICC) uses machine learning models and embeddedintel…
Thinking machines: Azure Digital Twins
I co-authored a blog for Avanade Techs and Specs[https://www.avanade.com/en/blogs/techs-and-specs/data-and-analytics/thinking-machines-azure-digital-twins], with a particular focus on Azure Digital Twins for AI and Machine Learning. > We used Azure Digital Twins (ADT)[https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/services/digital-twins…
Intelligent search at your fingertips: Semantic Search
Semantic Search offers better answers to search queries, understanding what the user means. Power up Cognitive Search, from Ignite 2021.