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The Network Week in Review and Look Ahead: May 27-31

Happy Friday! Here's a look at the top stories on The Network this week, and what to look forward to next week.

1.) Network Trailblazer: A Conversation With "Day in the Life" Photographer Rick Smolan

Rick Smolan talks to us about his role in chronicling the evolution of the network through the years, with projects like “24 Hours in Cyberspace,” “One Digital Day,” and his newest book, “The Human Face of Big Data.” He also predicts what technology shift we’ll be looking back on 20 years from now.

2.) More Connections and Faster Connections: Cisco’s Vision for the Future

By 2017, there will be about 3.6 billion Internet users—more than 48% of the world's projected population.  That’s just one of the predictions in Cisco’s newest update to the Visual Networking Index which shows where global connections and broadband speeds are headed in the near future.

3.) How the Internet of Everything Will Bring Up to $14 Trillion of Value to the World

Chief Technology & Strategy Officer Padmasree Warrior and Sean Curtis demonstrate how applications, cloud, data centers & the intelligent network come together to deliver new experience and opportunities.

Coming up next week:

  • Mobile Innovation in the UK

The UK may be late to market with 4G, but this hasn’t curbed Britain’s appetite for advanced mobile services.

  • Soccer’s Coming “Moneyball” Moment: How Data is Changing the World’s Top Sport

A look at how soccer is suddenly awash in new kinds of data -- and new insights about how to win.

We’ll see you next week!