Trends and predictions

Cyber security flaws can kill

Internet of Things is going to affect more and more our everyday life. All kinds of devices have got or are getting network connectivity. It seems that the IoE is inevitable. We must expect a rapidly growing number of devices to be rendered “smart” and thence to become interconnected. Internet of Everything’ (IoE) – the

The Industries Plagued by the Most Uncertainty – Harvard Business Review Posted from WordPress for Android It’s a cliché to say that the world is more uncertain than ever before, but few realize just how much uncertainty has increased over the past 50 years. To illustrate this, consider that patent applications in the U.S. have increased by 6x (from 100k to 600k annually) and, worldwide,

New camera science and technologies

There has been lately some interesting science new and product articles on special camera technologies: World’s Fastest Camera Takes 4.4 TRILLION Frames Per Second: Researchers in Japan have developed a motion picture camera that can take 4.4 trillion frames per second. The work was published in Nature Photonics. They call their technique “sequentially timed all-optical

Views of Hot Chips 2014

Hot Chips: A Symposium on High Performance Chips has been known as one of the semiconductor industry’s leading conferences on high-performance microprocessors and related integrated circuits. It is concentrates on real products and realizable technology. The conference is held once a year in August in the center of the world’s capital of electronics activity, Silicon Valley.

Audio trends and snake oil

What annoys me today in marketing and media that too often today then talking on hi-fi, science is replaced by bizarre belief structures and marketing fluff, leading to a decades-long stagnation of the audiophile domain.  Science makes progress, pseudo-science doesn’t. Hi-fi world is filled by pseudoscience, dogma and fruitloopery to the extent that it resembles a