Telecoms in 2050?
I would like to launch a competition on what telecoms will be in year 2050, i.e., in roughly 30 years from now.  If you look at the last decades, we witnessed the emergence of two technologies, i.e.,...
Success of mobile radio comms. in COST
Have you ever wondered why we (the COST mobile radio communications community, currently, IRACON) are so successful?  What I mean is that, if you look into the many communities that have been active ...
One year back (22nd of March)
The kick off of the action took place exactly one year ago today. I remember this date not really for this kick off but because in Brussels, that day, terrible terrorist attacks took place – s...
The Liquid Network.
The recent releases of 3GPP for LTE have introduced the notion of D2D (Device to Device), a revolutionary step from the viewpoint of network topology and operation: direct communication between device...
The disappearance of Telecommunications and Maslow’s Pyramid
Seventeen years ago Roberto Saracco wrote a book preconizing the disappearance of telecommunications. According to his vision, our discipline would have soon disappeared, as asphalt did many times bef...