Some articles about CES 2018. We'll also talk about the trends that are emerging -- sensors and data to power the smartness (smart homes, smart cities, smart cars, smart planes...) and what that means for everyone including the people who don't think they're using those technologies or sharing their data.

Maybe the most interesting recent piece of news is from Horace Dediu of Asymco on The iOS Economy, Updated (read article)

On the CES from, here are some wrap-up articles:

CNET summary of phones 



And on the data collection side of things, a couple of recent articles to read and think about:

Alexa -- why? (NY Times)

Cars Collecting Data (Washington Post)

Does it seem as if we're in a lull? Jesse and Joe Donahue talk about it on January 16, 2018 at 11:30 for The Roundtable on WAMC.