New Infrastructure has always been the foundation of large transformations.
Autonomy is the next industrial revolution. It requires the bridging of the physical and the digital. The convergence of Edge Computing, 5G, ITS, and IoT are widely seen as the technologies that build that bridge. Investment in a 21st-century Intelligent & Autonomous Infrastructure is among the highest priorities for stimulating economic expansion, national security, and job growth.
Edge computing, 5G wireless, Intelligent Transportation Systems, and resilient electrical grids will drive the largest infrastructure buildout in our nation’s history. It will drive a massive resurgence of manufacturing, engineering, construction, installation, programming, and jobs of the future.
New Infrastructure has always been the Foundation Transformations
Freight Trains – required Railways and Depots
Aviation – required Control Towers, Communications, Radars, GPS
Interstate Commerce – required Roads, Highways, Bridges
Transport Ships – required Ports and Containers
Overnight Delivery – required Nonstop Systems and Air Transport
Internet – required Network Access Points, Data Centers, and Fiber
“The great economic revolutions in history are infrastructure revolutions, and what makes the great infrastructure revolutions transformational is the convergence of new communications media with new energy regimes. Every energy revolution in history has been accompanied by its own unique communications revolution. Energy revolutions change the temporal and spatial reach of society and make possible more complex living arrangements, all of which require new communication media to manage and coordinate the new opportunities.” Jeremy Rifkin, American economic and social theorist, writer, public speaker, political advisor, and activist.
Intelligent Infrastructure, PINNs