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William Payne

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Full name William Payne
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
Specialist areas

Business computing and software, IoT, manufacturing software, connected cars and avionics, Big Data and analytics, high performance computing (HPC), healthcare computing, electronic health records (EHR, EPR), telecoms, M2M, electronics, programming. Write on IoT, Big Data, Edge Computing and device programming as it affects Manufacturing, Engineering, oil and gas, farming and agriculture, transport, self driving car, health care, smart buildings, smart cities, and retail technology.

Editorial work News writing, Features writing, Editing, Sub-editing
Last updated 20-02-2018 10:27


Editor of Connected Industries; Connected Transport
Two fortnightly newsletters. The first -- Connected Industries -- reviews developments and impact of Internet of Things, M2M technologies and Edge Computing in manufacturing, engineering, oil, gas, mining, precision agriculture and digital farming, and logistics.
The second newsletter -- Connected Transport -- reports developments in connected and self driving cars, V2V and V2X developments, connected aircraft and unmanned ships.
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Involved in writing, research, and marketing in the enterprise computing, HPC, telecommunications and electronics markets. Publications written for include The Daily Telegraph and The Sunday Telegraph, The Guardian, Computing, Fibre Systems Magazine, Scientific Computing World, Opto-Electronics Magazine, and eHealth Insider. I am a Consulting Editor on Computing Magazine.

Areas of knowledge include:
Big Data and analytics, knowledge discovery and data mining; text processing; cloud computing, virtualisation, software and database consolidation, enterprise social software, pervasive computing, software development.

Reproducible research, functional and stateless computing, hpc, distributed and grid computing, vector processing and vectorisation, sparse matrix computing, genetic algorithms, genetic programming. Bioinformatics, financial modelling, computational linguistics, natural language processing, signal processing, pattern recognition.

Computer-aided diagnostics and decision support; electronic patient and health records; device and computer integration; clinical data and waveform communications; personalised and individualised medicine; computational biology; medical AI; textomics and medical discovery technologies.

SDN, NFV, Passive Optical Networks, WDM, SDH, DWDM, Next-generation network architectures, MPLS, Optical cross-connects, Active Optical Cables, Optical amplifiers, Submarine systems, OSS/BSS, SS7, IPv6.

Industrial Internet, M2M, MES; CIM; Laser Production systems and Rapid Prototyping technologies.

FPGAs, SoC, ASICs, EDA, lasers, tunable lasers, VCSELS, LEDs and optoelectronics.