Lee Stogner

42,405 Added | 11 Magazines | 8,275 Likes | 23 Following | 9,848 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

Hackers, beware! Girl Scouts to offer cybersecurity badges

Need a cybersecurity expert? Never fear, qualified Girl Scouts are here.<p>Or at least they will be. Girl Scouts of the USA and Palo Alto Networks has announced a collaboration to introduce a series of 18 cybersecurity badges for girls K-12. The badges, which will help Scouts explore opportunities in …

Cybersecurity

How to delete yourself from the Internet

Data breaches. Identity theft. Bank fraud. Every week, we read a fearsome new headline about cybercrime. Reputable services fall victim to anonymous hackers. Ransomware holds random computer user’s files hostage. And what about those websites that track your every move, targeting you with …

Privacy

These 9 electric vehicles are fun, durable, and will make your commute more bearable

Seeing an adult on a scooter or skateboard isn't as rare of a sighting as it used to be.<p>That's because scooters and boards are easy last-mile solutions: they're light, relatively inexpensive, and don't take up a ton of space.<p>There's really no reason to not go electric, either. Today's options are …

Electric Vehicles

Hummer factory gets second life making electric cars

A U.S. auto plant that once made giant gas-guzzlers will now make cars that don't need gas at all.<p>AM General, which previously built the Hummer H2, sold its factory in South Bend, Indiana to the electric carmaker SF Motors, both firms announced Thursday.<p>SF Motors will pay $110 million to produce …

Electric Vehicles

The prospects for the world’s biggest IPO

A king-to-be’s ransomThe prospects for the world’s biggest IPO<p>Saudi Aramco cannot be seen in isolation from the kingdom it funds<p>print-edition …

Oil

YouTube Enables Heatmaps For VR And 360 Video Analytics

YouTube has this week announced the implementation of a new feature to help virtual reality and 360 degree video creators learn more insight into how …

Virtual Reality

Changing Company Culture Requires a Movement, Not a Mandate

Culture is like the wind. It is invisible, yet its effect can be seen and felt. When it is blowing in your direction, it makes for smooth sailing. When it is blowing against you, everything is more difficult.<p>For organizations seeking to become more adaptive and innovative, culture change is often …

Harvard Business Review

Hundreds Of Entrepreneurs Head To Bentonville, Ark., For Walmart's Open Call For U.S. Manufacturers

For the past four years, Walmart has set aside one day a year where manufacturers of American products – however small – could pitch their goods to a buyer at its Bentonville, Ark., headquarters. This year, the retailing giant’s open call day will be next Wednesday, June 28, and more than 500 …

United States

This Endless Montage of Tunnels Somehow Makes Nightmarish Commutes Look Beautiful

The London underground and subway is made up of one of the most complex tunnel systems in the world. As a commuter, it’s hard to see the beauty of …

Cool Stuff

The Air Force and IBM are building an AI supercomputer

Supercomputers today are capable of performing incredible feats, from accurately predicting the weather to uncovering insights into climate change, but they still by and large rely on brute processor power to accomplish their tasks. That's where this new partnership between the US Air Force and IBM …

Artificial Intelligence

Flying in Honeywell's experimental connected jet

Wi-Fi

If these universities had run an ad blocker they might have been saved from ransomware attack

Are you running an ad blocker yet?<p>| June 23, 201712:33 pm | Filed under: Uncategorized 0<p>Earlier this month a number of British universities, …

Cybersecurity

Tech firms including Cisco, IBM, and SAP allow Russian authorities to review product source code

(<i>Reuters</i>) — Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secrets, at a time when Russia has been accused of a growing number of cyber attacks on the West, a Reuters investigation has found.<p>Russian …

Source Code

6 Reasons Salespeople Win or Lose a Sale

Why does a salesperson lose a sale?<p>It’s a question I’ve studied for years, as part of the win-loss analysis research I conduct.<p>There’s a tendency to assume that the salesperson lost because their product was inferior in some way. However, in the majority of interviews buyers rank all the feature …

Harvard Business Review

Mayors Could Shift Nearly 42 Percent Of U.S. Electricity To Renewables By 2035

The U.S. withdrawal from the Paris Agreement is prompting more than 1,400 mayors to make their own pledges.<p>The country’s largest coalition of cities plans to vote this weekend on a pledge to make 100 percent renewable power a top policy priority over the next decade.<p>The resolution by the U.S. …

Climate

Watch this guy play Super Mario Bros. IRL in Central Park using HoloLens

Super Mario Bros. is iconic, so it’s a natural target for augmented reality development, where everything nostalgic is new again. This demo, created by Abhishek Singh, really is amazing, however. Singh recreated the first level of Super Mario Bros. as an augmented reality game on Microsoft …

Augmented Reality

Goodbye, Corporate America: 4 Benefits of Entrepreneurship

Thinking about leaving corporate life? Here are four perks of entrepreneurship to consider.<p><i>By Kelly Gibbons, founder and managing partner of Main & Rose.</i><p>Five years ago, I left a career in the fashion and entertainment industries to start my own business. After more than a decade in corporate …

Entrepreneurship

In The Hospital Of The Future, Big Data Is One Of Your Doctors

From our genomes to Jawbones, the amount of data about health is exploding. Bringing on top Silicon Valley talent, one NYC hospital is preparing for a future where it can analyze and predict its patients’ health needs–and maybe change our understanding of disease.<p>The office of Jeff Hammerbacher at …

Big Data

From fry-cook at McDonalds to waitress at Hooters, here are the unglamorous first jobs of 24 highly successful people

It can be easy to see the world's most powerful and influential people as occupying a sphere far removed from the rest us.<p>But many of the most successful people started off working odd jobs to earn money.<p>These 24 highly successful people prove that the path to success doesn't have to be linear.

Success

These 4 Social Media Tips Will Save Your Small Business from Failing

Adopt a future-proof social media strategy and protect your business from failure.<p>The online world is rapidly changing. Innovation that was a dream only a short time ago is now reality. As a startup or small business, ensuring that the wave of change doesn't pull you under is more important than …

Small Business

Google Unveils an AI Investment Fund. It's Betting on an App Store for Algorithms.

Google just placed yet another bet on the idea that artificial intelligence will remake the world—and throw off wild profits.<p>The company disclosed …

Startups

ICCE International Conference On Consumer Electronics

<b>Paper contributions are sought in but are not limited to following areas</b>:<p>Security and Privacy of CE Hardware and Software Systems (SPC)<br>• Energy …

IEEE World Forum on Internet of Things - 05-08 February 2018 - Singapore

JAN RABEY holds the Donald O. Pederson Distinguished Professorship at the University of California at Berkeley. He is a founding director of the …

9 in-demand skills to add to your resume (and where to learn them)

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>It's a developer-eat-developer world out there. If you want to stand out from the pack, you've got to show potential employers that you are well-versed in the latest and greatest trends and …

Public Speaking

LED streetlamp conversions enable electric car charging too

The global fleet of electric vehicles grew 60% last year, and while predictions vary, some people claim that we'll all be driving (or riding in) …

Electric Vehicles

Scientists may have solved a key barrier to fusion power

We've been working towards nuclear fusion, a near-limitless source of clean energy, for the past six decades, and now scientists have made a major breakthrough. A new article published in <i>Physical Review Letters</i> details how to solve a dangerous issue with runaway electrons that has, until now, posed …

Physics

Star Trek virtual reality game boldly goes with IBM Watson

Technology reporter, BBC News<p><b>Players of the virtual reality game Star Trek Bridge Crew will be able to control the Starship Enterprise using voice commands, following a collaboration with IBM's supercomputer.</b><p>IBM Watson works with a program called Conversation to interpret the commands.<p>The game was …

Virtual Reality

Why Apple’s next big investment should be reshaping capitalism

Late-stage capitalism: such a downer. Consumerism is melting the ice caps, causing social carnage, and burying us under a mountain of sugar. Right?<p>True enough. But what if we could flip this picture on its head? What if we could turn the world’s biggest brands—the brands that consumerism built—into …

Basic Income

The Democratized IoT

, CommunityVoice<p>A great deal of ink has been spilled in the popular press about the internet of things (IoT), particularly in light of major security breaches. IoT is changing the world as we know it, bringing with it new opportunities along with new risks. As the CEO of an AI company, where we are …

Internet of Things

Meet 5 of the World’s Most Dangerous Hacker Groups

Hacking has come a long way from the days of maladjusted teenagers wreaking digital havoc from their basements. As <i>Fortune</i> explains in the cover story …

Security