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Reshoring Manufacturing: Making Supply Chains More Resilient

By Dick Weisinger

Can manufacturing in the US ever make a resurgence? US competency in the area of manufacturing has declined significantly over the past decades. Scott Davis, CEO of Melius Research, wrote in the Wall Street Journal that “U.S. manufacturing lost its

Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning can Complement Our Understanding of the Laws of Physics

By Dick Weisinger

The laws of physics have been developed through observation and collection of data that characterize a phenomenon or an event. Typically mathematical equations are developed and fit to match the observed data. The math generally is able to describe simple

IoT Vulnerabilities: They’re There. They’re Hard to Fix. And Vendors are Mum.

By Dick Weisinger

Vendors of IoT products have been slow to release information about the security vulnerabilities that have been found in their products. In the first six months of 2021, Kaspersky estimates that thre were 1.5 billion attacks against IoT products. A

Computing: Analog’s Chance to One-Up Digital

By Dick Weisinger

Analog computers have long been considered no match to digital ones. Nearly fifty years ago, Theodore Nelson, the inventor of hypertext, wrote that “there are two kinds of computers: analog and ditigal. Analog computers are so unimportant compared to ditial

Patent Trolls: Frivolous Patent Lawsuits on the Rise Since 2018

By Dick Weisinger

Patent Trolls are businesses or individuals that acquire a war chest of of patents with no intention of ever using the patent other than to demand money from companies that they claim infringe on the methods described in the patent.