The Signal #11: People Matter (日本語版あり)

Friends, It’s been a momentous few weeks. We wrapped up our work for Japan’s NICT. Jon’s Haas telecom and media (and Internet, and sharing) class in the evening MBA program has come to a close. As always, March was a flurry of deadlines and events, and now it’s on to the spring season. Our post […]

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 […]

Your San Francisco election, visualized

On November 3, San Francisco voted. About 30% of registered voters voted. Mayor Ed Lee was re-elected; Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi was shown the door; various ballot initiatives passed or failed. At a high level, the referenda up for ballot were about balancing growth, preservation and affordability in a land-constrained, ever-more-expensive city: San Francisco. Local Measures […]