Extended Reality

May 10, 2021, by
Issue #10 – Playing With Reality – The YOLO FOMO LOL Economy 🚀🔮🌟

Erin Griffith, a tech journalist, coined the term “The YOLO FOMO LOL Economy” in two of her articles. We think it perfectly describes today’s meme society. In this #10 issue you will probably experience some fear of missing out yourself.

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May 3, 2021, by
Issue #9 – Playing With Reality 🚀🔮🌟

Researchers have shown that deepfake technology can be used to manipulate satellite imagery to produce real-looking — but totally fake — overhead maps of cities.

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April 28, 2021, by
Do we automate for the right reasons? – How to make your employees feel super-empowered

the ones that are focused on implementing automation because they want to make their employees empowered are the ones that succeed.

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April 26, 2021, by
Issue #8 – Playing With Reality – The New Renaissance 🚀🔮🌟

It’s the digital reincarnation of Albert Einstein, who you can ask all kinds of scientific questions.

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April 19, 2021, by
Issue #7 – Playing With Reality – Twerk Hero, Ponzi Career, Beauty Filters, Monkey Mindpong, NFT and Deepfake Porn🚀🔮🌟🤳

It’s a long newsletter this time. A lot of things have happened last week. From monkeys playing video games with their mind, to Paris Hilton promoting NFT’s, to congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez performing sexual acts in deepfake videos.

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April 13, 2021, by
Superstupidity and Artificial Intelligence

Today's launch our new report on machine intelligence "The Frankenstein Factor". It's an anatomy of fear of artificial intelligence.

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April 12, 2021, by
Issue #6 – Playing With Reality – The Birth of the Virtual Economy 🚀🔮🌟

Sometimes the Internet makes you feel like a boomer. Why should you buy virtual clothes for your avatar?

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April 8, 2021, by
New and Improved

Tragically we often discover weeks or months later the vision we had of our code solving problems was never achieved.

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April 6, 2021, by
Playing With Reality – Issue #3 🚀🔮🌟

This week we focus on deepfake technology. For starters, the FBI warned in an alert that malicious actors “almost certainly” will be using deepfakes to advance their influence or cyber-operations in the coming weeks.

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March 31, 2021, by
Issue #5 – Playing With Reality – How Generation Z Is Changing The Way We Do Business 🚀🔮🌟

The giant container ship Ever Given that has blocked traffic in the Suez Canal for the last week, bringing a key global trade route to a standstill and capturing the world’s attention, was partially refloated as we’re writing this newsletter.

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March 26, 2021, by
Issue #4 – Playing With Reality – The Great Acceleration Is Coming!!!

Playing with Reality is a weekly newsletter in which SogetiLabs’s Research Institute VINT examines the future where synthetic reality becomes part or our objective reality. The newsletter is also a preview of our upcoming book Playing with Reality. Subscribe here.

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March 11, 2021, by
Apple’s New iPod? A New AI Weakness Revealed

Most recently OpenAI, a machine learning research organization, announced the availability of CLIP, a general-purpose vision system based on neural networks.

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March 4, 2021, by
Toughen up — Building more robust models with adversarial training

If you are to believe cartoons and old timey comedy slapstick humour, the protagonist putting on a moustache was enough of a disguise to fool people into thinking they are someone completely different.

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December 30, 2020, by
Quality engineering and the world of AI/ML

As an industry, it took us a while to move from Quality Assurance to Quality engineering. However, the further enhancements in Quality engineering are happening at a very fast pace.

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January 25, 2019, by
Future with Web 3.0

In December 2018, Facebook faced its first lawsuit from US regulators, since the Cambridge Analytica scandal broke. The scandal which revealed Facebook’s apparent disregard for user’s personal data has serious implications if proven, for it would reveal the extent of power held by social media and internet-based companies today. Apart from merely sharing user’s data...

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October 31, 2017, by
Connected Cars : Evolvement, Solution and Challenges

The hottest trend in the automotive sector over the last few years has been that of Connected Cars. Over the years, vehicles became an extension of our connectivity and services got to cater the diverse needs. This trend got latched with the advent of Smart phone communication and that led to connectivity in a vehicle...

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February 10, 2017, by
3D Digitalization in Industrial World

I started working in Engineering Services in the year 1998. Having worked over time with various products and companies, I have observed two mixed trends evolving side-by-side in this industry: On the one hand, the ever-increasing volume and complexity of technical data, the need to demonstrate compliance with a tougher and more detailed set of...

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December 23, 2016, by
Défi H season 6  – GO for 6 Months contest

The new season of the Défi H is launched; the selected teams are among 8 repartees between Bordeaux, Paris and Lille. A 9th project proposed by the ENSEA School is supported out off the competition. The range of the represented establishments extended at new schools. Besides the ENSEA, Léonard de Vinci engineers’ college, the ICAM...

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August 3, 2016, by
The Importance of Brick and Mortar Stores in a Digital Marketplace

In an earlier article, my colleague, Joo Serk Lee, touched upon the challenges that retailers are facing in making sure that customers stay engaged in the physical world. This challenge is even more amplified when it comes to customers shopping for the latest fashion trends and lifestyle goods. Fashion retailers are realizing hard and fast...

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January 19, 2016, by
Enterprise Architecture for Business Model Innovation in a Connected Economy – Series Introduction

Business Model Canvas (Business Model Generation, Osterwalder et al, 2010) Overview The constant tension between profiting from operational excellence and searching for new ways to deliver value need not be an unresolved dissonance for enterprise executives.  Creative harmony between the two types of activities begins with an understanding of how to design a solid foundation...

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