Lee Stogner

10 Magazines | 34,165 Articles | 9,239 Followers | 7,528 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

Strong Innovators Mine Big Data: Insights From BCG's 50 Most Innovative Companies, 2016

• 65% of strong innovators mine big data or social networks for ideas.<br>• Apple, Google, Tesla, Microsoft, Amazon, Netflix, Samsung, Toyota, Facebook, and IBM are BCG’s ten most innovative companies of 2016.<br>• Facebook and Dupont both jumped 19 positions in 2016.<br>• 4 of the top 10 most innovative companies in …

Big Data

Facebook to Build Its 3rd Data Center Outside U.S. in Denmark

The 608,161 square foot data center "will be one of the most advanced, energy-efficient data centers."<p>COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Facebook will build a 56,500 square meter (608,161 square foot) data center in central Denmark, its third such center outside the United States.<p>Facebook executive Niall …

Facebook

How a popular website plugin became a serious security liability

For the vast majority of people in 2017, creating a website is simply a matter of combining a number of off-the-shelf components until they end up with something that does what they want it to.<p>Anyone wanting to create an online shop could just hack together WordPress and Shopify. There are a …

Web Design

Quebec’s hydro surplus to lure companies into data hub initiative

Quebec is gaining ground in its push to become one of the world’s biggest jurisdictions for data warehousing, tapping its hydro-power surpluses to lure a growing list of companies including Amazon Web Services and Microsoft.<p>Utility Hydro-Québec is leading an effort to speed up development of data …

Canada

Cloud Computing Spins Out Of Control (But Maybe That's Not Such A Bad Thing)

Organizations continue their headlong rush into the cloud – but the people they depend on to manage this adventure are in a scramble to keep up, and, indeed, may be losing control of the situation. That’s the gist of a recent survey of more than 1,071 IT managers and professionals conducted by …

Cloud Computing

Why Technology Is Not How You Will Retain Your Staff

Adecco’s Global Talent Competitiveness Index (AGTCI) may not be everyone’s bedtime reading but it does make for an interesting read. Measuring the movements of talent as the labour workforce is disrupted by machines, Millennials and other factors should be on any executives mind. Why? The amount of …

Innovation

Energy is the new new internet

If you’re not paying attention to what’s going on in energy, you should. We’ve seen this movie before. Spoiler alert: There’s massive economic opportunity ahead. How massive? Imagine standing in 1992, knowing that Google, Akamai, Netflix, Facebook, Amazon, eBay, BuzzFeed and Uber lay ahead.<p>This …

Innovation

IEEE puts out a first draft guide for how tech can achieve ethical AI design

One of the barriers standing in the way of ethically designed AI systems that benefit humanity as a whole, and avoid the pitfalls of embedded algorithmic biases, is the tech industry’s lack of ownership and responsibility for ethics, according to technical professional association, the IEEE.<p>The …

Computer Science

Sundance merges VR with real life through props, AR, and vibrating suits

You can’t try this at home, even if you wanted to. Today’s premiere of the 2017 Sundance Film Festival’s New Frontier exhibit proved there are vivid opportunities for a third kind of virtual reality beyond tethered and mobile: VR installations. Outside the headset, custom art and physical effects …

Virtual Reality

Cyber Attacks and Bank Failures: Risks You Should Know

Fears of a major cyber attack on banks have been rising since hackers successfully stole nearly $100 million from Bangladesh’s central bank in …

Startup Job: Where to Find the Excitement and Adventure

Working for a hot new startup company can be very exciting. With a startup job, your career path is wide open. And if an important action needs to be …

How Use Social Media at a Protest Without Big Brother Snooping

If you’re marching or protesting today, or any day, you may take photos or videos. Maybe some light livestreaming. So long as you’re in public places …

How to Get Actionable Data from Google Analytics in 10 Minutes

It’s no secret that I’m a huge fan of Google Analytics.<p>There aren’t many free, intuitive programs that give you the kind of super-valuable …

Verto Studio VR Announced, a Modeling Software for HoloLens and Compatible Devices

Developer and founder of Verto Studio LLC, Michael L. Farrell has announced the news with a press release. Farrell stated in the past that he …

There's an easy way to tell if you're talking to an expert or a faker

The difference between experts and fakers is that experts don't know that much. Fakers, on the other hand, know everything — or at least they think they do.<p>When your job is to write about science, you end up talking to a lot of experts and a (hopefully smaller) number of people who are making …

Climate Change

Not Having a Phenomenal Entrepreneurial Journey? Here's What's Missing.

It's easy to get lost in the hype. Stay focused on the crucial elements that distinguish an entrepreneur who is on fire.<p>So you’ve left that job you hate, or you’ve come straight out of college and into the big bad world of entrepreneurship. Congratulations, I’ll send you a gold medal in the mail …

Entrepreneurship

The genomics intelligence revolution

We’ve entered a new phase in the history of whole genome sequencing (WGS). Consider that researchers at University of Toronto just launched a massive project to sequence the whole genomes of 10,000 people per year. This is truly astounding when you recall that it took 13 years and $3 billion to …

Genetics

How To Increase Domain Authority

Domain authority is a term used by may SEOs and digital marketers, however its precise meaning isn’t always clear. More generally, it can be used to describe the strength of a site in terms of how well it ranks in the search engines. However, a Domain Authority is most often used to refer …

Digital Marketing

The world's best poker bot is learning, now crushing humanity again

For a few days, it looked like the humans had it figured out. Four poker pros facing off against the Libratus AI in a 20-day no-limit Texas Hold'em competition pulled back from an early $193,000 deficit with big wins on days four and six, bringing the deficit down to to $51,000, with one human, …

Artificial Intelligence

AI and Cyber-security will be more important than ever in 2017

<i>This story originally appeared on VentureBeat on December 27, 2016 and was written by</i> <i>Hira Saeed</i><i>.</i><p>Artificial intelligence may be the hot trend of 2016, …

Top 10 Single Board Computers From $9 to $569

User Rank<br>Rookie<p>Re: Some more that stand out a bit <br>arlemaster 10/29/2016 11:59:10 PM<p>Almost any uc can do this for $2,why is it so special for $9<p>User …

Raspberry Pi

IoT Will Grow by Collaboration

As with most new technologies, growth for the Internet of Things will be linear to start before we hit an inflection point that will lead to mass …

IT

Ford begins testing Transit Plug-in Hybrids in London ahead of 2019 production

Ford has begun testing of its new Transit Custom Plug-In Hybrid with Transport for London, working with the UK city’s local transit authority to pilot 20 of the new vehicles in use during a 12-month trial with select London businesses for commercial use. The pilot of the vehicles, which feature a …

Transportation

The Dendrobium Is an Electric Hypercar Concept Built by F1's Williams Engineering

Designed by Singapore's Vanda Electrics, the concept is a partnership with Williams Advanced Engineering.<p>If you haven't heard of Singapore's Vanda Electrics yet, don't blame yourself. I'm only their seventh subscriber on YouTube. So far, the company has come up up with an electric truck with a …

Engineering

These Self-Driving Cars Assemble Into Moving Towns

A compelling concept imagines how autonomous vehicles might revolutionize suburban and rural life.<p>We’ve been told that the self-driving car will lead to better cities, that it could dock with your apartment to add more space, or be an office on the way to work. With companies like Uber investing …

Driverless Cars

75% Of Americans Think Self-Driving Cars Aren't Safe

What do they think of human drivers, though?<p>Autonomous vehicles (AVs) could one day make roads much safer, experts believe. Studies show the rate of crashes and fatalities falling in proportion to the rate of AVs coming into circulation. Safety really is the whole point of driverless driving: …

Autos

Charge the car, run the house

<b>Integrating the power storage potential of electric vehicles with the needs of a house is attracting interest around the world. Andrew Wade …

Batteries

A Better Battery? A Survey of What Might Come after Lithium-Ion

From the February 2017 issue<p>How we store energy will be critical to the future of the electric car. While lithium-ion batteries are likely to remain the standard for at least the next decade, academic researchers and startup companies are racing to discover, design, and manufacture alternatives …

Batteries

Lipo Safety: A Safety Guide for Using Lithium Polymer Battery Chargers

When it comes to lithium cell technology, the lithium polymer (LiPo or Li-poly) and the lithium ion (Li-ion) are significantly different from the …

Batteries

Power Source

Batteries are the lifeline of any motorhome, and proper care and maintenance will keep appliances and accessories running for a long time<p><b>Since the</b> …