Clouds may not reign supreme

The funny thing about pendulums is that they love to swing. There are plenty of examples, from politics to nutrition, but computing cycles just might illustrate it best. The mainframe computer was a centralized model, with access through dumb terminals….

The sky is streaming

Internet access has gone through several generations that started with dial-up modems. I still remember my “blazing fast” upgrade from 24 kbps to 56 kbps. Dial-up modems gave way to always-on broadband solutions. Initially there were two choices: Cable (DOCSIS)…

Using artificial intelligence to teach computers to see

Creating a self-driving car should not be difficult, but it’s taking a while. Autonomous vehicles have been making headlines for years now, yet few of us have ever been in one or even seen one. We know that flying planes…