A Smarter Planet
- New York, USA
- Global Business Services, Strategic Programs
- I'm working on IBM's Smarter Planet initiative, which is about the global evolution from the "World Wide Web" to a "Web Wide World" ... a planetary infrastructure that is pervasively instrumented, interconnected and intelligent.
MY RECENT POSTS
- User Experience is Not Just
Design, It’s the Key to
November 05, 2012 10:29AM
- Airbnb For Workspaces Allows
Mobile Creatives To Connect
October 25, 2012 02:51PM
- TED Fellow Juliette
LaMontagne’s Project Breaker
October 25, 2012 10:07AM
- To Turn The Crowd Into Venture
October 24, 2012 06:17PM
- Memoto, A Wearable Camera That
Documents Your Life
October 24, 2012 04:34PM
MY RECENT COMMENTS
- “And you can see the full
range of posts around the
October 14, 2010 11:50PM
- “Not sure why the
attribution -- in the original
October 14, 2010 11:07PM
Jack Mason's Links
IBMâ€™s SVP of Global Business Service Bridget van Kralingen notes that the final shift happening is from systems of people to systems of value. Companies will find in order to engage with todayâ€™s people, the enterprise and its character ar… Read full post »
#IBM and EKZ Make #Electric Vehicle Charging More Convenient with New Smartphone Application
If you are convinced that your future workplace should look more like aÂ Wirearchy, (a dynamic two-way flow of power and authority based on, knowledge,Â trust,Â credibility,Â a focus on results; enabled by interconnected people and technology) then the bes/… Read full post »
IBMâ€™s SVP of Global Business Service Bridget van Kralingen said the end game is not to merely extract insight in the world of big data, even though there is amazing power in looking at all of it. In the IBM bi-annual survey of… Read full post »
Thanks to Arduino kits and the Raspberry Pi Linux computer, computing now can cost less than LEGOs. So todayâ€™s kids â€” and a generation of enthusiast hackers â€” are creating a movement that might incubate the next Woz.
In the new app economy, organizations no longer own all the data they need to make accurate business decisions. This loss of control requires data marketplaces and data syndication models that few enterpris
The rise of low-cost, hacker-friendly electronics is fueling a new wave of hardware hobbyists. Using programmable boards like the Arduino and dirt-chip computers like the Raspberry Pi, you can build everything f/… Read full post »
This summer Google set a new landmark in the field of artificial intelligence with software that learned how to recognize cats, people, and other things simply by watching YouTube videos (see â€œSelf-Taught Softwareâ€). That techn/… Read full post »
So remember last month how I told you about Project Sparta? That would be the IBM project aimed at simplifying how companies attack their big-data problems.
Well, it has a name now, and as I suspected, itâ€™s… Read full post »
A handful of leaders in health data suggest that data-driven personalized health approaches could achieve mainstream adoption in five years, with some saying valuable but intermittent work could happen
Hands-Free Robotic Luggage Is Here, Still Waiting For My Flying Car
Hop is a suitcase that follows close behind the user, as he or she moves out of range. Itâ€™s named after bellhops, people who are hired â€” often by hotels â€” to carry guestsâ€™ luggage, according toÂ Hopâ€™s official website.
Vide… Read full post »
As the longtime editor-in-chief of Wired Magazine, the author of The Long Tail, the coiner of the term â€œfreemium,â€ to name just a few of the things that heâ€™s known for, Chris Andersonis well/… Read full post »
Internet use in Asia up 14% in 2012 as online population passes 1 billion: Report
Catch the replay of IBM Global Business Servicesâ€™ interactive panel discussion, â€œThe First Three Years after Business School: How Early Consulting Experiences Shape Careersâ€ featuring special guests from the Forte Foundation, University of Virginia and IBM.Â And discover more vPanels available… Read full post »
With the increasing digitization of healthcare, the trend of â€œBig Dataâ€ has been gathering steam. According toÂ a new reportÂ from digital health consultancyÂ DrBonnie360, there is an estimated 50 petabytes of data in the healthcare realm. Thatâ€™s predicted t/… Read full post »
Virginia M. Rometty, the chief executive and newly appointed chairman of I.B.M., answered a mysterious and pressing question on Tuesday: Where is Watson?
Cities around the world are constantly sparking new questions: How can we ensure adequate housing for all? How can we live more sustainably? How can we live harmoniously in increasingly multiethnic environments? The questions are almost limitless, and it can be ha… Read full post »
Home automation still seems a little Tomorrowland, butÂ UbeÂ thinks it can make some parts of that dream a reality, even for the Homer Simpsons among us.
Ube is a startup focusing on bringing the Internet of… Read full post »
A 2011 study by Machina Research projected a sevenfold increase in revenues by 2020, creating a $1.2 trillion market opportunity for the wireless industry. Read full post »
Enterprise social networks will eventually supplant the traditional intranets and portals currently used to manage internal employee communications, workflows, and files. They have the advantages of being purpose-built for todayâ€™s business: they are fluid, immediate, end-us… Read full post »
IBM Global Business Services presents a live virtual discussion, â€œThe First Three Years after Business School: How Early Consulting Experiences Shape Careersâ€ featuring special gu/… Read full post »
MaKey MaKey â€œan invention kit for everyoneâ€ turns every day objects into things that can trigger the internet (technical term, there) as seen with the banana piano.
An invention kit for artists, kids, educators, engineers, designers, inventors, makersâ€¦ You can use any material that can conduct… Read full post »
Young kids think and learn about their surroundings much the way thatÂ scientists think and learnÂ in advanced experiments, a new study says. They form hypotheses, test them, analyze their findings and learn from their actions and the actions/… Read full post »