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Even WiFi is Political

As you know, the velocity of data is increasing and will always increase. There is no version of tomorrow where we create or use less data than we are using today. The FCC knows this and, on November 20, FCC chairman Ajit Pai announced that the commission is seeking public comment on his proposal to take, what he characterizes as, underutilized spectrum away from the auto industry, specifically spectrum allocated for Dedicated Short-Range Communications (DRSC), and reallocate it for unlicensed WiFi use.... Continue Reading →

Here’s Where You Can Get Verizon 5G Coverage

Verizon has made a huge bet on consumer 5G and they are very proud of their progress. To some, the coverage maps will tell a familiar story. Coverage starts in small areas and grows over time. Look closer. The coverage is almost exclusively outdoors. So even if you live in a coverage area, there is a very good chance you will not be able to get 5G while you’re inside. Why?... Continue Reading →

Amazon May Deliver Packages to the Moon

According to Space News, "NASA announced Nov. 18 that it was adding five companies to a contract to perform commercial deliveries of payloads to the surface of the moon, a group that ranges from small ventures to Blue Origin and SpaceX." ... Continue Reading →

One Step Closer to Artificial General Intelligence (AGI)

I saw a press release from Intel yesterday with the headline: "Intel Unveils... oneAPI Software Stack with Unified and Scalable Abstraction for Heterogeneous Architectures." It doesn't trip off the tongue, and it's not even a little bit catchy, but it's important to you. Quietly, with little fanfare, Intel created a set of libraries that makes it easier and faster to build AI tools. oneAPI not only reduces a pain point for people who already build AI systems, it makes it easier for people who used to rely on others to do their "plumbing" for them. But there's more to the story.... Continue Reading →