Lee Stogner

9 Magazines | 23,767 Articles | 8,047 Followers | 11 Likes | @stogner | Lee Stogner is the President of the Vincula Group, a consultancy business in Systems Integration, Business Process Improvement, 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

Big Data Takes Turn As Storyteller, Pulls Together Health Narratives

, OpenText<p>Throughout our lives, without trying, we create our own health narratives.<p>Comprising doctors’ notes, blood tests, prescriptions, X-rays and hospital stays, the totality of these records represents a detailed account of our condition over time.<p>Patients and practitioners have struggled to …

Big Data

Commercial Installations Could Propel Solar Forward in 2016

The ZS Peak commercial solar system. Image source: SolarCity.<p>As the market for residential solar in the U.S. starts to slow, installers are looking for ways to expand their markets into commercial solar, which has a number of similarities. Most commercial installations are on rooftops, just like …

Renewable Energy

Malwarebytes builds all-new antivirus for Mac to curb rising infection rates

Mac computers, contrary to popular belief, aren’t immune to malware. Apple computers are increasingly common in workplaces, and anti-malware software …

Malware

Business Negotiation 101: When to Fight, When to Compromise, and When to Go for Broke

New to business negotiation? Follow these guidelines to get the best deal you can.<p>Business negotiation is an art that's integral to landing deals. When executed effectively, it can give you the leverage needed to ensure a favorable outcome.<p>While the specific scenarios can vary significantly, the …

Business Intelligence

Gibraltar's landmark wave power station opens for business

Gizmag was in Gibraltar today at the ribbon cutting event for Eco Wave Power's (EWP) innovative wave energy station, installed on the ammunition …

Tesla’s SUV Is So Fast It Beat an Italian Super Car…While Towing Another Car

The Tesla's acceleration is truly impressive.<p>People are finally starting to understanding that electric cars are ridiculously good at accelerating—better than their gasoline counterparts. Article after article has trumpeted the incredible 0-60mph tests that have gotten down to 3.2-seconds. But it …

Tesla

Faraday Future seeks approval to build electric cars in California

Faraday Future, the Gardena-based electric car company, is eager to begin building its battery-electric vehicles in California.<p>Having broken ground only a month ago on a $1-billion car factory in Nevada, Faraday could add a Vallejo facility to its production plans.<p>Pending the outcome of a city …

Transportation

IEEE Tech Industry Summit

Challenge Program<p>Companies often need to reach beyond their walls for proof of concepts on their products, open source, benchmarks, hack-a-thons, and …

The power grid doomsday scenario no one is talking about

DENVER – It’s a real life threat no one wants to imagine, but one that many acknowledge is very real. It’s called an electromagnetic pulse, or an …

Germany and the U.S. Have Different Ideas About Energy

The share of Germany's electricity generated from renewable sources has tripled during the past decade, to 30.1 percent. That's impressive, …

Next-Gen Retirement

Every day in the United States more than 10,000 people turn 65. For decades this was the typical retirement age. Starting in their early fifties, but certainly by age 70, people were expected to end their careers and embrace a life of leisure. But in the past 20 years, that paradigm has shifted …

Retirement

Will a Conscious, Intelligent AI Emerge in Our Lifetimes?

How likely is it that artificial intelligence will achieve a human-level intelligence in the next 10 years, 20 years, 100 years, or for that matter …

Why Adidas is Turning to Robots in Germany and the U.S.

It’s all about speed.<p>At the end of last year, the German sports-shoe firm Adidas said it would pilot a new automated manufacturing process in a facility called Speedfactory. The test worked: As of next year, the factory in the Bavarian town of Ansbach will begin large-scale production.<p>What’s more, …

Robots

Power plant proposals for Southern California spark an energy debate

A new wave of natural gas power plants planned for Southern California has stoked a high-stakes debate about how best to keep the lights on throughout the region.<p>Green groups believe renewable energy has received short shrift by utilities proposing these facilities from Carlsbad to Oxnard. But …

Energy

Meet the latest cohort of Acceleprise startups, and the apps they built to make work easier

Acceleprise, a San Francisco-based accelerator for enterprise tech and software-as-a-service startups, held a Demo Day for its third cohort of companies today.<p>The accelerator invests $50,000 into each startup admitted to its program via convertible note financing, taking approximately a 5 percent …

Business Intelligence

Four Ways To Build The Relationship Before Making The Sale

Business development is all about persuasion. But those who begin relationships by trying to persuade are missing the point. Better to begin relationships by establishing them. Here are four ways to do it.<p><b>Give value before your get value.</b> The classic book <i>Influence</i> (Harper Business revised edition, …

Relationships

Peugeot and Citroen lay out the blueprint for electric vehicle future

Peugeot and Citroen have outlined their plans for future plug-in hybrid and pure electric vehicles at the PSA Group Innovation Day. As well as …

Want to do your own analytics? Google's free Data Studio takes on Microsoft's Power BI

Google's Data Studio 360 product for pulling together charts and dashboards from a range of data feeds now has a free sibling.<p>The firm launched its …

Preparing for infrastructures of the future

There are many abstract notions about what the future of infrastructure will look like, but the truth is that the future is staring companies in the face. The adoption of hybrid cloud models, containers and microservices architectures are only the beginning stages of preparing for infrastructures …

Google

Inside the boot camp that teaches startup founders how to raise millions of dollars

Dennis Pilarinos was frustrated and a little “pissed off” after his first day in a special program that teaches startup CEOs the delicate art of raising money.<p>The CEO of Buddybuild was eager to go deep into the specifics of his company, but was told he was doing it all wrong. Instead, he was …

Boot Camp

Your Content Marketing Strategy Doesn’t Have to Be Complicated

Whether it’s in the latest digital marketing trends or from the keynote at an industry event, we’re constantly being told that “content is king” and that we must “think like a publisher” if we want to stand out online today.<p>It’s easy to nod along, roll up the sleeves, and dive headfirst into the …

Content Marketing

The 12 most infamous hackers of all time

Hackers have been around since the dawn of computers, and they've wreaked more havoc than many people realize. Law enforcement has yet to catch up with many of their antics.<p>Here is a roundup of the most well-known hackers and what they've become infamous for within the hacker community.

Security

Secret Tesla software updates simulate new Autopilot abilities on customers' cars

2016 Tesla Model S<p>Tesla Motors regularly releases new features for its electric cars via over-the-air software updates.<p>The system allows Tesla to …

Software glitch temporarily grounds all Los Angeles-bound flights west of Denver

Days ahead of what is expected to be Southern California’s most heavily traveled Memorial Day weekend in a decade, a software issue with air traffic control grounded flights headed for Los Angeles on Thursday morning.<p>The issue kept all Los Angeles International Airport-bound flights from airports …

Travel

Hyundai Is Showing Drivers How to Add Android Auto and CarPlay to Their Cars

They even have instructional videos.<p>Consumers who want cars with the latest software typically have to buy a brand new vehicle. Wireless software upgrades, which occur with regularity on smartphones and a computer’s operating system, are far from routine in the automotive world.<p>But that’s …

Android News

If you have a VR headset and an empty warehouse, it's your lucky day

As we get used to the idea of consumer virtual reality, we shouldn't forget that architecture firms, construction companies, and research institutions are way more hardcore than you and your paltry living space will ever be. One of the companies that fills this niche is WorldViz, which has been …

Virtual Reality

MIT exploited heat to make the most efficient solar cell yet

The new technique could double the amount of power generated from a given solar panel.<p>Sorry, University of New South Wales: Your efforts at shattering the efficiency record for solar cells earlier this month have been, ahem, <i>eclipsed</i>. A group of researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology …

Energy

Microsoft, Facebook Teaming Up to Build Transatlantic Cable

It is expected to be completed in October 2017<p>Microsoft MSFT and Facebook FB have agreed to jointly build a subsea cable across the Atlantic Ocean to meet growing demand for high-speed cloud and online services.<p>The construction of the new “MAREA” cable will begin in August and it is expected to be …

Facebook

What’s the point of virtual reality?

VR needs content if it’s to be more than a flash in the early adopter pan.<p>But it’s pretty clear that in the short term at least it’s not going to have a whole lot of compelling content.<p>And understandably so. It’s a new medium, after all, and figuring out how to create exciting ‘experiences’, as the …

Virtual Reality

The Fusioneers: Forget cars, these guys build nuclear reactors in their back yards.

<b>At first glance</b>, the outbuilding attached to Richard Hull’s Richmond home looks like any lean-to built by a retiree with time on his hands: a slap-dash affair with wood that appears salvaged from home projects gone wrong.<p>But instead of storing a lawnmower and old paint cans, the shed holds a …

Physics