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Date Type Title Topic 10/20/2014
The Devices Making Healthcare SmarterBy Mary Ann Azevedo
10/20/2014 By Mary Ann Azevedo
Pill bottles that can tell a caregiver when a patient’s missed a dose. Diapers that can pinpoint urinary tract infections and monitor hydration. A baby monitor that allows parents to get information on their baby’s breathing, ... Continue Reading
New Human-Machine Interfaces: Beyond Verbal CommunicationBy Kerry Doyle
10/20/2014 By Kerry Doyle
These multimodal interfaces are changing how humans and machines work together and offering unforeseen possibilities for wearable technology, voice-activated or gesture-based computing and emotions analytics. Parallel advancements in robotics, ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Oct. 13-17
1.) The Internet of Things: Capturing the Accelerated Opportunity Post by Cisco . 2.) Chicago’s Data-Driven Decision Making 3.) Chicago: A Tech Hub Driving Change ... Continue Reading
American Healthcare: The Startups are ComingBy Kristi Essick
10/13/2014 By Kristi Essick
A new crop of healthcare startups are leveraging low-cost, ubiquitous technologies such as Internet of Everything (IoE), big data, wearables, cloud computing, and mobile apps in an attempt to disrupt the multitrillion-dollar US healthcare sector ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Oct. 6-10
1.) Who is Building the Internet of Everything? Post by Cisco . 2.) The Maker Movement Creates Smarter Cities Post by Cisco . ... Continue Reading
Civic Hacking and the Maker Movement Create Smarter CitiesBy Melissa Jun Rowley
10/07/2014 By Melissa Jun Rowley
There has never been a more opportune or crucial time to build great, smart, and connected cities than today. According to the United Nations Population Fund, by the year 2030 almost 5 billion people, 60 percent of the world’s population, ... Continue Reading
Who's Building the Internet of Everything?By Jason Deign
10/06/2014 By Jason Deign
Talk about the Internet of Everything and the mind soon starts to boggle. Gartner says 26 billion non-PC, tablet, and smartphone devices could be connected by 2020. IDATE forecasts 80 billion. Already, around 25,000 new things are ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Sept. 29-Oct. 3
1.) The City of Chicago Leverages Connected Technology 2.) Intercloud, The Next Internet Starts Here Post by Cisco . 3.) Network Trailblazer: A Conversation with Eric Allman ... Continue Reading
Network Trailblazer: A Conversation with Eric AllmanBy Scott Gurvey
09/30/2014 By Scott Gurvey
If he had known that most of the email he would receive every day would be unsolicited bulk email, he might have done things differently. Network Trailblazer Eric Allman was the author of delivermail , and its successor sendmail . Delivermail ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Sept. 22-26
1.) Focus: Smart+Connected Communities - The Internet of Everything in action, monitoring natural disasters, and helping keep cities safe with connected technology. Post by Cisco . 2.) Adding Security to ... Continue Reading
Welcome to the IntercloudBy Jason Deign
09/25/2014 By Jason Deign
An emerging concept called the Intercloud could help the IT industry from falling into a trap it got out of a decade ago. The Intercloud may prevent cloud-computing infrastructures from forming massive walled-garden silos by making it much ... Continue Reading
Adding Security to the Internet of EverythingBy Jason Deign
09/24/2014 By Jason Deign
Don’t panic just yet: but in a few years, your fridge could become a target for cybercriminals. As the number of devices in the Internet of Everything grows, so does the likelihood that connecting these devices and networking them together ... Continue Reading
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Intercloud_Partner_Fact Sheet FINAL ... Continue Reading
Europe's Cities Get Smarter on TourismBy Joanne Taaffe
09/22/2014 By Joanne Taaffe
The "Mona Lisa" is estimated to attract 15,000 visitors on average per day. Such high traffic rates offer art-lovers little hope of solitary contemplation of the Louvre's most famous painting. The story is similar across ... Continue Reading
Sensing Earthquakes and Forest FiresBy Anne Field
09/22/2014 By Anne Field
Last August, 10 seconds before residents of South Napa, Cal., were awakened by an earthquake measuring 6.0; scientists at the UC-Berkeley Seismological Laboratory were warned of the impending quake. The conveyor of that information? ShakeAlert, an ... Continue Reading
Where Urban Innovators Go To GrowBy Amy Cortese
09/22/2014 By Amy Cortese
On a recent evening in San Francisco’s South of Market district, seven teams of entrepreneurs took the stage to pitch their tech startups to an audience of potential investors and partners. But this wasn’t your typical Demo Day. All ... Continue Reading
Famed California Tunnels Combine Technology with BeautyBy Mary Gorges
SMART CONNECTED COMMUNITIES SMART CONNECTED COMMUNITIES
09/22/2014 By Mary Gorges
The Devil's Slide area just south of San Francisco has seen its share of drama – quite literally. This incredibly scenic stretch of Highway 1 was featured in the 1960 movie thriller "Portrait in Black" about a couple who ... Continue Reading
The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: Sept. 15-19
1.) Cisco Takes New Step Toward Creating World's Largest Intercloud Post by Cisco . 2.) Cisco Announces Intent to Acquire Memoir Systems Post by Cisco . ... Continue Reading
Retrofitting Smart CitiesBy Jason Deign
09/17/2014 By Jason Deign
Smart cities are on the rise. According to a recent study , the number of smart cities across the world is set to quadruple between 2013 and 2025. Many of these should be new city developments. India, for example, is planning to spend US$1.13 ... Continue Reading
The Power of Mobile Apps and Analytics in Times of CrisisBy Melissa Jun Rowley
09/15/2014 By Melissa Jun Rowley
During times of crisis, such as violent conflicts and natural disasters, cities, buildings, and homes aren’t the only things that get torn apart. It’s more common than not for family members to go missing in action during such ... Continue Reading
Mary Ann Azevedo
Mary Ann Azevedo is an award-winning journalist based in Austin, Texas.
Amy Cortese is an award-winning journalist and the author of Locavesting (Wiley, 2011)
Laurence Cruz is a freelance writer based in Los Angeles.
Jason Deign is a Barcelona-based business writer, journalist and author.
Kerry Doyle has covered business and technology issues for over a decade and was senior editor at ZDNet.com.
Kristi Essick has covered technology for the Wall Street Journal and The Industry Standard.
Anne Field has covered entrepreneurship and small business for the New York Times and Bloomberg BusinessWeek.
Mary Gorges is a seasoned journalist who has written for both print and television including the Denver Magazine.
Scott Gurvey was the New York bureau chief of the Nightly Business Report on PBS.
Melissa Jun Rowley
Melissa Jun Rowley is an award-winning journalist, on-air host, and content strategist with a passion for all things tied to social innovation.
Prasanto Kumar Roy
Prasanto K Roy is a New Delhi-based veteran journalist and speaker on technology, social media and greentech.
Kevin Maney is a veteran journalist and reporter who wrote for USA Today, Fortune, Fast Company and ABC News.
Joanne has contributed to science and economics titles including France's Science & Vie, and Science & Vie Junior.
Sue Tabbitt is a technology journalist who covers IT and telecommunications.
Steve Wildstrom is a veteran technology journalist who wrote the Technology & You column at BusinessWeek.
Kirsten Chiala is an Emmy-award winning broadcast journalist and a former executive producer for NBC Bay Area.
Karen Crocker Snell
Karen Crocker Snell is an award winning content producer and The Network's Digital Content Lead.
John Earnhardt is Director of Social Media Communications at Cisco.
Joie Healy, Senior Manager of Social Media Communications, is an award winning broadcast journalist who worked at NBC for 15 years prior to Cisco.
Elizabeth Corcoran covers education and technology. She was the Silicon Valley bureau chief at Forbes.
Lee Gomes has spent nearly two decades writing about technology, much of the time for the Wall Street Journal.
Julie Pitta was a senior editor at Forbes Magazine covering the high-tech and biotech industries.
Eric S. Rabkin is Professor of Writing and Rhetoric and Associate Provost for Online Education at Stony Brook University.
David Rogers teaches brands, marketing and digital strategy at Columbia Business School.
Wendy Tanaka is a former editor at The Network and technology editor at Forbes.