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Last week, Telefónica published a comprehensive Transparency in Communications 2016 global report with the objective of providing information on the regulatory environment to which we are subject in each country, what...Continue reading »
When you think about robots, there’s no doubt that a variety of sci-fi films come into your mind. Film-makers working on blockbusters in this genre have a huge fascination with robots, and often they play advanced roles in the lives...Continue reading »
When I originally met the CEO of Telefonica Research and Development David Del Val, he asked what I thought of the direction the industry was taking. I have not been shy on this blog and other public forums about my opinion on...Continue reading »
Nobody would migrate a machine this callously…
The whys and wherefores of migration are not my place to comment on, thanks goodness. According to UN estimates, around 60 million people worldwide are currently in search of refuge.
The only observation I’d make,...Continue reading »
Everything from Blockchain to blocked drains can have unpredictably happy consequences
Blockchain is usually mentioned in terms of ruthlessly efficient money markets. Meanwhile, International Aid is often associated with tragedy and waste.
With 65 million people being forcibly displaced as a result...Continue reading »
Being a freelancer can be extremely enriching and full of opportunities, but it can also bring a ton of challenges. The fact is, when you’re working directly for a company, there are so many things you don’t have to worry...Continue reading »
Algorithms and Homomorphic Encryption will protect you from Big Data breaches
In theory, Big Data is a brilliant idea. In practice, I worry about Big Breaches by Big Government and Big Corporations. If we are going to hand over power we...Continue reading »
Excitement around the Internet of Things has been building for a while now, and the industry has made big strides over the past few years. Companies and organisations from right across the world are developing and researching transformative connected technologies...Continue reading »
Could an app a day can keep the doctor away?
Prevention is always better than cure, which in itself is about developing good habits. Since smart phones are our constant companions, they are the best health coaches we could ever have....Continue reading »
The drone-ambulance developed by the Israeli company Urban Aeronautics successfully completed its first test flight.
The incorporation of drones in civilian and commercial fields has promoted the development of products by a multitude of companies. In the past, most of the...Continue reading »