The Signal #6: Wireless carrier profit; work for NICT; dire predictions for Japan’s population; more

*|MC:SUBJECT|* Work for NICT, wireless carrier profitability, Japan: population to zero by 3000?; more – The Signal #6 Friends – Happy week after Thanksgiving.  Black Friday was down, they say; San Francisco’s Union Square was full of deals;  and parents now debate whether their kids (or they, or the FAA) are ready for drones, or […]

THE SIGNAL ISSUE 5- Election Season, Student Inspiration, Hardware Prototyping, and more (03/11/15)

  Election Season, Student Inspiration, Hardware Prototyping, and more- Signal #5 Friends – It’s November, which has brought some well-needed rain to the Bay Area. Still, #droughtshaming continues to be contemplated as a valid policy measure. We are not out of the woods. Let it rain!  (We also suggest PSAs like this one with Captain […]

THE SIGNAL ISSUE 4- Men, machines, and the industrial Internet(s) (15/10/15)

  Autumn=the season of events- Signal #4 Men, machines, and the industrial Internet(s) Hello friends!    First, some personal news: Jon turned 43 this week. It’s a nice prime number, even presidential. (And that president was Dubya. Interpret that as you will.) Also, it means he’s out of the 厄年(yakudoshi, i.e., “bad luck year”) age […]