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Technology in the
Time of Coronavirus
During the dark and disorienting days of the COVID-19

Editor in Chief Paul Hemp

pandemic, it has been important not to lose sight of

Managing Editor Neha Anand

the exciting developments occurring on the technology

Associate Editors Mrinal Sharma, Tanvi Batra

horizon. One such development is so-called edge

Contributing Writers Fawn Fitter,
Stephanie Overby, Bennett Voyles, Gil Press

impact on our world as cloud computing has.

computing, which experts say will have as great an

Designers Daniel Hertzberg (cover),
Rajesh Kumar Yadav

The ability to process data in nearly real time -

Design consultation Abbhilasha Sharma,
Sneha Anand

generated, out on the edge of a network, without

Editorial Advisory Board C Vijayakumar, GH Rao,
Arthur Fillip, Vittal Devarajan

analysis - creates tremendous potential for everything

Printing Lustra Print Process Pvt., New Delhi

particularly vivid example among those described in

Acknowledgements

this issue's cover article: Data collected by biometric

Binu Varghese, Puneet Goyal, Faiz Raza, Larry Waldman,
Hirren Turakhia, Abhik Sengupta

using micro data centers close to where the data is
having to send it all the way to a distant cloud for
from driverless cars to " work from home. " One

sensors could provide warning signs of a stroke in time
for the person to call an ambulance.
Edge computing has many potential applications in the

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medical field. In fact, as G.H. Rao explains in " The Final

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Neha Anand

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Word, " edge computing could even play a significant
role in managing future pandemics.
Another article in the issue deals with something
that many of us, working from home during the
pandemic, have come to know well. It's the story of the
development of Microsoft Teams - told by the leader of
the team that developed the collaboration app.

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The issue also includes articles describing one

prospective Engineering and R&D Services clients for

company's bet on 5G technology; how AI is making

information purposes. The information contained in the

call centers more human; and a protocol that makes

publication contains general views based on the experiences
of technology practitioners and subject matter experts within
and outside of HCLT, expressed by them in their individual
capacity and in no event shall HCLT (including its affiliates

data harder to steal and easier to share. Plus, there's an
interview with Tom Davenport, a leading AI expert, who
offers some good advice for enterprises on how to go
about integrating AI into their organizations.

and group companies) be liable for any claim, damages

All in all, it's an issue with intriguing ideas that serve as

or any other liability arising out of or resulting from this

multiple lights at the end of the coronavirus tunnel - a

publication. You are advised to seek professional advice

tunnel that has affected us, in often tragic ways, but

before making any decision that may affect your business.

doesn't define us. There's just too much to be excited
about for that.

All contents are copyright © 2021 by HCL Technologies Ltd.
All rights reserved. Excerpts may be reprinted with
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