Lee Stogner

44,499 Added | 12 Magazines | 8,275 Likes | 23 Following | 9,962 Followers | @stogner | Lee Stogner is the President of the Vincula Group, a consultancy business in Business Innovation, Digital Transformation, 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

Dyson is (almost) definitely developing an electric car

Dyson just threw another Aston Martin executive into the melting pot.<p>In the car world, it doesn’t get much classier than Aston Martin – the luxury …

Electric Vehicles

Monster's headphones get their own voice assistant

Monster's latest team-up isn't with another star athlete or fellow accessory-maker: it's with music platform Speak Music Inc., which is lending the company its voice assistant named Melody. Monster says the partnership will add voice control to some of its headphones, making them the "world's first …

Headphones

Scorching heat, rolling blackouts: The west is changing how it does summer | Ars Technica

The electricity industry at large can take pointers from a region working its grid hard.<p>This June, we received a letter from a reader asking why it …

Energy

Windows 10 security: After Kaspersky fight, Microsoft talks up its case for Defender | ZDNet

Windows 7 machines mostly unprotected because they're not running any antivirus, says Microsoft.<p>Microsoft's latest security report makes a case for …

Microsoft

Soul-crushing traffic may plague the total solar eclipse — these maps reveal the worst choke points

The total solar eclipse of August 21 will be the first to slice across the US in 99 years, inspiring many Americans to pack up the car and drive to totality: the path of the moon's darkest shadow.<p>In fact, up to 7.4 million people may journey to the 70-mile-wide, 2,800-mile long track where the moon …

Astronomy

Here Come The Holograms

In virtual reality, the more realistic the digital world, the greater the demand for fidelity. The greater demand for fidelity, the greater the demand for bandwidth. Nothing is more demanding than cinematic realism. We expect photo real worlds to have absolutely perfect fidelity. This is why …

California Prepares For An Eclipse Of Its Solar Power

Spectators around the country are gearing up, eclipse glasses at the ready, for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21. But another group — perhaps more anxious than eager — is preparing as well: the people who run California's electric grid.<p>California is home to almost half of all the solar power in the …

Renewable Energy

Tesla Powerpacks are being considered by Taiwan following massive blackout

Taiwan recently suffered from a massive blackout that affected millions of households on the island, resulted in millions in damages, and ended up with the economy minister resigning.<p>Now the Taiwanese government says that it is reaching out to Tesla to consider a similar solution as the massive 100 …

Energy

Hacker Releases Firmware Decryption Key for Apple's Secure Enclave

A hacker released what he claimed to be a firmware decryption key for Apple's Secure Enclave on Thursday, initially sparking fears that iOS security had been compromised.<p>Apple's Secure Enclave Processor (SEP) handles all cryptographic operations for the Apple Watch Series 2, the A7 processor that …

Security

The advantages of the Mercedes-Benz 48-volt system

As fuel economy and emissions standards continue to tighten around the world, automakers continue to seek ways to make power while using less fuel. …

Trucks

Immersv raises $10.5 million for VR ads and mobile 360-degree video

Immersv has raised $10.5 million to strengthen its position as a provider of advertising for virtual reality and mobile 360-degree apps and games.<p>The new round is a vote of confidence for the VR market and its cousin mobile 360 (where people view 360-degree images on their mobile devices). While …

Advertising

A McLaren electric car could challenge the world’s most powerful machines

Why it matters to you<p>Many sources believe electrification is the way forward, and McLaren could show how to apply the technology to the supercar …

Electric Vehicles

US cops point at cell towers and say: Give us every phone number that's touched that mast

US telecoms giant Verizon says police are increasingly asking it to cough up massive dumps of cellphone data rather than individual records.<p>This …

Surveillance

Cyberattack cost Maersk as much as $300 million and disrupted operations for 2 weeks

A June cyberattack that snarled shipping terminal operations worldwide — and briefly shut down the Port of Los Angeles’ largest cargo terminal — has cost the Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller-Maersk $200 million to $300 million, the company said this week.<p>The unprecedented attack forced workers to …

Logistics

Top 10 players in Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been progressing at a record rate in recent years, with its numerous names and voices becoming familiar in daily …

Artificial Intelligence

Top 10 Amazing upcoming technologies that will rule 2018 and beyond

Share<p>Tweet<p>Share<p>+1<p>Shares 0<p>The world is changing very rapidly with emerging technology almost every day. Smartphones, cloud computing or multi-touch …

Augmented Reality

Bootstrapping Your Tech Product? Follow These 4 Essential Rules for Success

Despite the stressful nature of bootstrapping a product, many successful entrepreneurs have been able to pull it off with these 4 best practices.<p>Picture this: your tech startup is finally ready to build its first software product that will blow everyone away and put your company on the map. But …

Bootstrapping

What is a data scientist? A key data analytics role and a lucrative career

Data scientists are responsible for discovering insights from massive amounts of structured and unstructured data to help shape or meet specific …

Big Data

Taking a considered route to digital transformation

This is a viewpoint by James Brooks, account director, CenturyLink EMEA.<p>The travel industry, like many others, is in the middle of a digital …

Digital Transformation

The Electric-Bike Conundrum

It was nighttime, a soft summer night, and I was standing on Eighty-second Street and Second Avenue, in Manhattan, with my wife and another couple. We were in the midst of saying goodbye on the small island between the bike lane and the avenue when a bike whooshed by, soundless and very fast. I had …

Cycling

Self-driving truck that’s built to crash comes to Colorado

Tech and automotive companies have quietly been trialing autonomous trucks since 2015. Thus far, these tests (from the likes of Daimler and Uber) have been inconspicuous enough to go unnoticed by other drivers. But, a new kind of driverless truck is designed to stick out like a sore thumb. And, if …

Transportation

To Come Up with a Good Idea, Start by Imagining the Worst Idea Possible

There are many creative tools a designer uses to think differently, but none is more counter-intuitive than “wrong thinking,” also called reverse thinking. Wrong thinking is when you intentionally think of the worst idea possible — the exact opposite of the accepted or logical solution, ideas that …

Harvard Business Review

If You Bought Google at Its IPO Price, Here’s How Much Richer You’d Be

Earlier this year, Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger told Berkshire Hathaway investors that passing on Google stock shortly after its initial public …

S&P 500

FDA Assembles Team to Oversee AI Revolution in Health

The FDA needs computer experts with industry experience to help oversee AI-driven health apps and wearables software Illustration: Getty ImagesMobile …

Digital Health

Hyundai reportedly announces ‘shift’ to electric vehicles with already planned electric Genesis

In a bizarre move today, several media outlets, like Reuters and BBC, are reporting that Korean automaker Hyundai is announcing a ‘shift’ to electric vehicles and confirmed a new “long-range” premium sedan by 2021.<p>But that’s something Hyundai already confirmed months ago.<p>Hyundai Executive Vice …

Electric Vehicles

Technologies That Are Reinventing the Food Industry

<b>SHAPE-SHIFTING NOODLES</b><p>MIT’s Tangible Media Group has developed noodles in the form of flat sheets of gelatin and starch that take shape after being …

Food Industry

What Does Your Smart Meter Know About You?

It may be more than you’d like Photo: iStockphotoAn ordinary smart meter gives your local utility useful information about how much energy you are …

Smart Meter

Teenage Whiz Kid Invents an AI System to Diagnose Her Grandfather's Eye Disease

Her AI-enabled "Eyeagnosis" system uses a smartphone app and a 3D-printed lens to diagnose diabetic retinopathy Photo: Kavya KopparapuWhen …

Machine Learning

IBM Watson Makes a Treatment Plan for Brain-Cancer Patient in 10 Minutes; Doctors Take 160 Hours

The AI doctor analyzed a patient's full genome, then suggested drugs and clinical trials Illustration: iStockphotoIn treating brain cancer, time is …

IBM Watson

AI Helps Magicians Perform Mind-Reading Tricks

A muggle technology known as AI can help nonwizards exploit human psychology for magic tricks Illustration: iStockphotoComputer algorithms can help …

Magic