January 2018

Quotes of the Week 024

Deena Zaidi via VentureBeat on the ethics of AI:

"Human judgment will remain central to business decisions for some time to come"

Tim Hoettges (Deutsche Telekom CEO) on 5G:

"We will not be selling data packages alone -- we are participating in the solution space. Our ecosystem is changing into a model where we participate on the revenue"

Daniel Cooper (via Engadget) on the privacy concerns of Amazon Go:

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Ashish Sinha via NextBigWhat e-commmerce recommendations:

"When you order a paintbrush from Amazon, Amazon recommends more paintbrushes.  When you order a paintbrush from Alibaba, Alibaba recommends art classes"

RapidTVNews on the business model of Cisco's new DocSIS box:

"IBU licensing is aligned to the number of subscribers across the network, so licence investment is highly aligned to revenues"

His Excellency Dr. Talal Abu Ghazaleh on what makes a successful SmartCity:

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Bruce Schneier on the impact of Spectre & Meltdown CPU vulnerabilities:

"Overall, the security of the average Internet-of-Things device is so bad that this attack is in the noise compared to the previously known risks"

LightReading on 5G announcements by AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile:

"For all their bluster about expansion into new value-added service areas, operators continue to put the marketing artillery in the connectivity fight"

Laura Patterson (President VisionEdge Marketing):

Quotes of the Week 021

Nigerian saying on their layered work environment:

"You have a 9 to 5, a 5 to 9 and a weekend job"

Deloitte's 'Evolution of Blockchain Technology: Insights from the GitHub Platform':

"26,000 blockchain projects launched in 2016, 92% are now dead"

Fortune magazine on blockchain at IBM:

"Demand for the technology is growing so much that it will be one of the largest users of capacity next year at about 60 data centers"