Is a Smart Home a digital twin?

It’s the buzz phrase that’s got some people annoyed and others excited, the “Digital Twin” along with “AI” and “Machine Learning” but these are not just marketing jargon but ways to package process, technology and methods to make them more easily to recognise. However when the terms can’t be agreed, and there is no definitive

How big data went from zero to hero

The developments of Artificial Intelligence and Machine learning over the past decades has accelerated but is often elevated by its reporting as something malevolent, not far off 2001’s Hal 9000 or Terminators Sky Net. It’s easy to see why people run scared when we look back over the last 2 decades. In 2006 Clive Humby

BIM: O&M generated from Asset Data

Introduction Would the design and construction process benefit from generating the Building Owners manual / Operations and Maintenance Manuals using the building asset data? If this is possible then would it also work for the Building Log book, Health and Safety file? Please don’t think this is a magic bullet the axiom “rubbish in rubbish