Consumer Electronics Show Preview

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 It’s a holiday for gratitude in the United States but a holiday for data in the rest of the world.

Ok. They now call it the “Consumer Technology Show” but it’s the same old event. New technology. Lots of talks. Entrepreneurs desperately trying to move their ideas from intellectual conception to money making product.

So what are the bit themes this year? Similar to last year. Machine Learning. Data. Environmentally friendly. (Which may mean the start of the long goodbye to Bitcoin). Autonomous control. Security. Privacy. Security. Privacy. And for one last time, Security and Privacy.

Our podcast team is preparing our new technology for the 2019 show. Our prior entries have generated more heat than light, but that true of most exhibits at the show.
hwms.coverart Before we release it to the public, you might want to review one of our earlier products “Rohit’s Autonomous Drone Late Delivery System.” It actually got some interest from investors, though they were investors who did not quite Rohit’s accomplishment in draining Lake Mead and filling it with high quality coffee.

Cast:

  • Sulley from Policy – Josh LaForce
  • Karen from the Parents’ Committee – Debbon Ayer
  • Becky from the Parents’ Committee – Zoe Anastassiou
  • Jim from the Parents’ Committee – Ron Bianchi

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A Holiday for Data?

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 It’s a holiday for gratitude in the United States but a holiday for data in the rest of the world.

A Holiday for Data?

Three different groups have organized holidays for data and statistics: one for India, one for the continent of Africa and one for the world at large. You may think that they’re celebrating numbers but if you look closely at any one of them, you find that they are actually celebrating something a little more profound.

Take a break with our cast to celebrate the importance of data.

Cast (on Vacation):

  • Sahara Ale
  • Margaux Amie
  • Zoe Anastassiou
  • Debbon Ayer
  • Ron Bianchi
  • Geoffrey Grier
  • Kit Kuksenok
  • Josh LaForce
  • Noah Masur
  • Jake Minevich
  • Caraid O’Brien
  • Sarah Corbyn Woolf

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What does this paper mean?

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 You don’t, and that”s the point.  
It’s the contract that holds you together. Not your history. Not your friendship. Not anything else.

The contract. Offer. Acceptance. Consideration. That’s it.

And what does that paper mean when things start moving fast, when you jump from one meeting to the next?

And what does it mean when the client, or perhaps a representative of the client, has ideas? Where does the contract end?

Fourth episode in a series on the ins and outs of tech consulting.

Cast:

  • Kit, Chief Consultant  – Kit Kuksenok
  • Evelyn, The Business Manager – Margaux Amie
  • Anna the intern  – Sarah Corbyn Woolf
  • Sonya, the head of operations – Debbon Ayer
  • Vinny, the CTO – Geoffrey Grier
  • Aravinda, our Attorney – Sahara Ale

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We’re talking Tech. We’re talking Coffee.

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A quick review.  Our crack consulting team has gone to Hamburg  Germany.  We’re dealing with the problems of consulting.  Our client transports coffee.

It sounds like it should work.  A.terall our team likes coffee.  They like it very much.

The summary from our preview episode

Cast:

  • Chuck  – Ron Bianchi
  • Debbon Ayer  – Herself
  • Josh LaForce – Himself
  • Ziggy – Skippy

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