By James Ovel, Operations VP at Zayo For a VP of Operations, commissioning, installing, and deploying a new subsea cable brings excitement and optimism, but equally offers significant challenges. With a background and passion for project management, my team and I pride ourselves on detailed planning with thoughtful analysis of a broad range of risks. We are the kind of people … [Read more...] about Building the Internet under the Sea: Zeus, an Operations VP’s Inside Story
5G is the fifth generation of cellular mobile communications. Developed to reduce latency, expand system capacity, provide higher data rates and enable large-scale device connectivity, the technology has been around for roughly four years. But will it ever replace general internet service providers? As it turns out, there is no black-and-white answer. Explaining the 5G … [Read more...] about Will 5G Home Internet Ever Become the Norm?
Today, the internet operates as a centralized network of data centres owned by a few companies through which data flows to and from. The majority of online services, such as e-commerce, social media, and gaming, are provided and controlled by democratic groups of developers, creators, and users. A few influential players dominate most services and platforms. As we move from the … [Read more...] about Why We Need an Open Metaverse
It was in 1955 when the American philosopher, inventor, film director, and cinematographer Morton Heilig released a paper entitled "The Cinema of the Future." In the paper, he described an immersive multisensory machine, or Experience Theatre as he dubbed it, that included a stereoscopic collar display, a story-sound system, fans, odour emitters, and a motional chair. The … [Read more...] about How Augmented Reality Will Become Part of Reality Before 2030
Only five months after I started writing my 4th book - Step into the Metaverse: How the Immersive Internet Will Unlock a Trillion-Dollar Social Economy - is now available as an eBook! Yay! Around ~250 stakeholders involved in building the open metaverse contributed their thoughts and ideas to the book. The book is meant as a blueprint for creating an open metaverseJamie Burke … [Read more...] about Step into the Metaverse – eBook now available!