Monthly Archives: May 2013

Tale from the Medieval times of telecommunications

Once upon a time there was an endeavour that some uniquely skilled citizens from the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia set out to undertake with some uniquely skilled citizens of a country across the Mediterranean Sea and far south the Dark … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary | Leave a comment

One trillion devices connected – so what?

Last week I attended the very interesting FIA (Future Internet Assembly) conference in Dublin. It was repeatedly stated that in 2020 we expect between 20 billion and 1 trillion devices connected to the Future Internet (which will hopefully not be … Continue reading

Posted in Events, Internet | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

FP7 Call Frustrations – Now What?

Recently, another FP7-ICT call was concluded with the evaluation, rating and ranking of numerous project proposals. Most of the proposal submitters found themselves seriously frustrated: they lost lots of time and resources – at the end for nothing. A success … Continue reading

Posted in Celtic, European Framework Projects, European Union | Leave a comment