Lee Stogner

10 Magazines | 32,250 Articles | 9,026 Followers | 7,112 Likes | @stogner | Lee Stogner is the President of the Vincula Group, a consultancy business in Business Innovation, Systems Integration, Project Management and the Internet of Things. Lee has over 30 years of design, consulting, project management and business development experience across a range of industries. Lee has driven growth at companies that include Digital Equipment, Fluor Corporation and Rockwell International. Customers around the world have benefited from Lee's expertise and leadership. Throughout his working career, Lee has been active in both local and international professional activities. Lee is the Chair of the Carolinas' Engineering Cluster and a past Director of the IEEE Board of Directors. Today, Lee is active in promoting the development of the Internet of Things through his participation in the IEEE Smart Grid Initiative, the IEEE Transportation Electrification Committee and as a Member of the IEEE Internet of Things Initiative, IEEE IoT. Lee can be contacted at l.stogner@ieee.org

Select Audi cars can now tell you when the traffic light will change — and its a big move for the auto industry

Audi just become the first automaker to successfully launch a vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I) communication system.<p>Select Audi cars — the A4, Q7, and A4 allroad models built after June 1, 2016 — now come with a timer that will tell you when the light will change when driving in Las Vegas. Audi …

Autos

Goldman Sachs Alum Turns to Virtual Reality to Sell $57 Million Mansion - Bloomberg

Standing in the living room of an oceanside $57.5 million home in Malibu, Calif., Jack Ryan, the founder of REX, an online brokerage, took in the …

Virtual Reality

Think Strategically About Your Career Development

In a world where the average employee sends and receives 122 emails per day and attends an average of 62 meetings per month, your boss or HR leadership simply doesn’t have the time or bandwidth to properly think through how best to deploy your talents moving forward. Instead, we have to take …

Employment

The Economy's Hidden Problem: We're Out of Big Ideas

By all appearances, we’re in a golden age of innovation. Every month sees new advances in artificial intelligence, gene therapy, robotics and software apps. Research and development as a share of gross domestic product is near an all-time high. There are more scientists and engineers in the U.S. …

Economics

Apple is finally ready to spill some of its AI secrets

In a break from its ultra-secretive attitude toward R&D, Apple is set to start engaging more with the AI academic community by allowing its researchers to publish their work in machine learning journals.<p>The news was announced by Russ Salakhutd, director of AI research at Apple and a professor at …

Computer Science

Contact Lens Technology Could Revolutionize Electric Vehicles - Bloomberg

A plastic based on soft contact-lens technology may solve some of the biggest challenges facing electric vehicles by letting them recharge in seconds …

Contact Lenses

IBM Watson AI: These firms are fighting cybercrime using cognitive computing

IBM launches its Watson for Cyber Security beta program to test how cognitive computing can boost cybersecurity.<p>Fortune 500 companies across the …

IBM

What Is The Difference Between Artificial Intelligence And Machine Learning?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are two very hot buzzwords right now, and often seem to be used interchangeably.<p>They are not quite the same thing, but the perception that they are can sometimes lead to some confusion. So I thought it would be worth writing a piece to explain …

Computer Science

Contact lens-based tech could lead to better EV power source

A new material could lead to EVs that can be fully charged within a few minutes.<p>A team of scientists from the UK have developed a material made of polymers that could become the answer to humanity's battery woes. It could apparently lead to supercapacitors -- battery alternatives that can charge …

Electric Vehicles

The Right and Wrong Ways to Regulate Self-Driving Cars

Self-driving, autonomous vehicles — a topic of speculation, if not science fiction, just five years ago — are suddenly going mainstream. Every major car manufacturer is offering prototypes or early models of cars that do most of the driving automatically, including luxury models from Tesla with a …

Autos

Google's data centers, offices will use 100% renewable energy in 2017

Google will power 100 percent of its sprawling data centers and offices with renewable energy starting next year.<p>The tech giant on Tuesday said it had bought enough wind and solar power to account for all the electricity it uses globally each year. That means the servers handling your Google Maps …

Energy

BenevolentBio’s artificial intelligence could discover a better treatment for ALS

What if the drug that could effectively treat amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the paralyzing neurological disease that skyrocketed into the public consciousness thanks to the ice bucket challenge, already exists?<p>That’s the question confronting Jackie Hunter, CEO of BenevolentBio. Hunter runs the …

Computer Science

How Coca-Cola Is Harvesting Innovation Energy From Startups

In 2013, after senior leadership at The Coca-Cola Company challenged its IT staff to find ways to accelerate innovation, Alan Boehme realized that rounding up the usual suspects would not get the job done. Instead, Boehme, an enterprise IT veteran with deep connections in Silicon Valley, realized …

Innovation

BetterCloud completes pivot from G Suite to general SaaS management

BetterCloud, the 5-year old startup that launched originally as a way to manage G Suite (nee, Google Docs), has been in the midst of a transformation — rebuilding its entire product from the ground up with the goal of making it a generalized SaaS management dashboard. Today, it unveiled the new …

SaaS

Why education should become more like artificial intelligence

Artificial intelligence is all around us. It’s in our cars, our homes and our pockets. IBM is teaching Watson to understand, reason and even to learn — helping to translate information into knowledge that can help drive more informed decision-making in medical care.<p>Leading tech companies ship AI …

Computer Science

OpenAI, DeepMind open source AI training platforms

Both the Elon Musk-backed group and Alphabet's AI division are opening up their training environments with the aim of getting closer to developing …

Computer Science

The First Fully Electric Porsche Will Usher in a New Era in Transport

Electric Car Showdown<p>Porsche’s Mission E won’t be available until 2020, but it’s already creating buzz as a serious Tesla rival. This will be the car …

Autos

Volkswagen Working on New EV Battery Cell-Module Architecture

In-wheel electric motors not likely<p>Free Price Quote From a Local Dealer<p>View Special Offers<p>No Obligation, Fast & Simple Free New Car Quote<p>Change Car<p>On a Volkswagen event in South Africa, the automaker spilled a few details regarding its next-gen EVs and other technologies. Here’s what we learned.<p>On …

Batteries

How Made-In-America Battery Technology Can Help Make America Great Again

The U.S. is facing a tremendous, once-in-a-generation economic opportunity to seize an emerging $450 billion global market over the next 25 years in advanced energy storage manufacturing. At a time when our nation’s economic recovery is paramount, we cannot allow other countries to cement their …

Batteries

Despite Its Promise, The Internet Of Things Remains Vulnerable

More and more of the things we use every day are being connected to the Internet.<p>The term for these Internet-enabled devices — like connected cars and home appliances – is the Internet of things. They promise to make life more convenient, but these devices are also vulnerable to hacking.<p>Security …

Security

Our (info)graphic, short history of the Industrial Internet of Things

The Internet of Things (IoT) is touted by many as the next industrial revolution. The IoT has become increasingly mainstream in recent years, and leading analyst firms predict that the next decade of continuous IoT development will spur global revenue growth of more than $2-3 trillion. Industry …

IT

Leading in a World Without Secrets

Buried amid the furor of speculation about what results of the U.S. election mean for businesses is a fact that’s getting too little attention, but that CEOs and business leaders will definitely need to adjust to: <i>it’s gotten much harder to keep your company’s secrets</i>. Leaked communications that …

Harvard Business Review

Move Your Analytics Operation from Artisanal to Autonomous

Many organizations today are wondering how to get into machine learning, and what it means for their existing analytics operation.<p>There are many different types of machine learning, and a variety of definitions of the term. I view machine learning as any data-driven approach to explanations, …

Analytics

IIoT’s new business models

Today, most companies see the value of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) as additional information— data—that can help them do the things they …

Oculus Touch review: the Oculus Rift is finally complete

Healing the Rift<p>When the Oculus Rift reawakened our fascination with virtual reality in 2012, it was largely a visual medium. People imagined their average VR experience as a more exciting and immersive version of a traditional game or movie, something that gave the same familiar interactions a …

Virtual Reality

Beyond the Hype: IoT in the Real World

By PAUL RAUKER, Daikin Applied, Minneapolis, Minn.As Internet-of-Things adoption increases, the benefits of connectivity are setting inIn the HVAC …

IT

The Internet of Things and Intelligent Facilities Management

The Internet of Things (IoT) is ushering in new possibilities for building integration and allowing for the emergence of truly intelligent buildings. …

Your Building Control Systems Have Been Hacked. Now What?

Building owners and managers, facility engineers, and physical-security specialists, be warned: Building control systems (BCS) are now squarely in …

Instead Of Buying Electricity From The Power Company, What If You Bought It From Your Neighbor?

Traditionally, when you want electricity, you buy it from a utility. In the future, you may buy it from the house next door. A Dutch company called PowerPeers is making it happen in the Netherlands.<p>In the Netherlands, a marketplace called Power Peers is linking up home energy producers with …

Energy

Tesla's rechargeable battery can power your home — here's how it works

Tesla unveiled the new and improved version of its at-home battery, Powerwall 2, in October.<p>The at-home battery can store solar energy and provide backup power for your home. It fits into Tesla's larger energy ambitions since it acquired SolarCity in November, allowing it to offer solar roof and …

Energy