How do we Prepare Students to Work in the Age of Intelligent Machines?

The Sac Bee is running a series called the Influencers, and I signed up to participate. A recent question was: “What should we ask our Influencers about education?” My response was “How do we prepare students to work in the Age of Intelligent Machines.” One of the 5G application often referenced in studies is the … Continue reading How do we Prepare Students to Work in the Age of Intelligent Machines?

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Here We Go Again, Broadband Inquiry Style

• Democratic FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel fears the commission's latest annual inquiry on U.S. broadband deployment, released late Thursday, will end up being a replay of last year's contentious debate. You may recall a lot of hand-wringing last fall about how the FCC could cook the numbers to exaggerate how many people are connected. Once … Continue reading Here We Go Again, Broadband Inquiry Style

Verizon’s wireless chief on 5G use cases: retail, manufacturing, gaming and more

Fierce Wireless has the story: And Dunne offered some specific 5G use cases that might leverage some of those features: Retail: "Think in a real-time enterprise environment for retail, where you can deliver both quality of insight and information about your customers that you might have previously only assumed that an online retailer can have, … Continue reading Verizon’s wireless chief on 5G use cases: retail, manufacturing, gaming and more

5G Still Needs to Prove its Worth — GlobalData Report Released

The ‘race to 5G’ has moved beyond the telecoms industry and become a priority for governments around the world, but it remains unclear whether the end result will ultimately be worth the effort, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. The company’s latest report, ‘5G - Thematic Research’, states that the hype around … Continue reading 5G Still Needs to Prove its Worth — GlobalData Report Released

Twenty Massachusetts Communities to Build Fiber Networks

Twenty communities are pursuing or operating town-owned networks with help from the state. In Berkshire County, they include Alford, Becket, Mount Washington, New Ashford, Otis, Washington, and Windsor. More details HERE. Note the existing Telcom companies almost killed the option, dooming many communities to being on the wrong side of the digital divide. Twenty communities … Continue reading Twenty Massachusetts Communities to Build Fiber Networks

Today: FCC Meeting [08-02-18]

  At today's meeting, the commission will vote on preparations for 5G airwaves auctions in November and in 2019, as well as GOP Commissioner Brendan Carr's telehealth inquiry and an order on one-touch make-ready pole attachment reforms. Source: POLITICO Morning Tech View of the FCC Rule by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP - Joshua Guyan, … Continue reading Today: FCC Meeting [08-02-18]

Pai Eyes Rural Broadband Fix

FCC Chairman Ajit Pai told a group of House members he acknowledges shortfalls with the subsidy arrangements for rural telecom carriers. "I aim to circulate an order ensuring adequate and efficient funding for rural broadband deployment later this year," he wrote in a response to Reps. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), Collin Peterson (D-Minn.) and other lawmakers. … Continue reading Pai Eyes Rural Broadband Fix