Author Archives: sim

Don’t Forget How to Fly The Plane – Managing Technology Transitions Safely

A video of this recent impressive cross-wind landing at Schiphol airport found its way to my Facebook feed. Great work from the pilot, but in the comments I saw a friend of a friend wondering if that was the auto-landing … Continue reading

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Cutting Through the Fluff

Sometimes, the world of technology is not much better than reading a tabloid; a lot of wasted enthusiasm and energy, but zero substance. In a world where every vendor needs to be the “global leader”, every startup a “disruptor” and … Continue reading

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Electric vehicles & utilities’ death spiral

Discussion on the potential energy utilities’ death spiral has moved from industry articles to mainstream media. It’s a fascinating topic that has the potential to rework one of the fundamental corner blocks of modern society, electricity. Cycle started by solar … Continue reading

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Why my new home won’t be “smart”

(And with this cross-post from LinkedIn, the blog returns from its break.. I tried LinkedIn as a publishing platform for a while, but with more than half of the posts there experiencing issues of not being visible or comments not … Continue reading

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