Fridy Sharon-Fridman

About Fridy Sharon-Fridman

Fridy (Sharon Fridman) is a Distinguished Member of the Technical Staff at Neustar Labs, an inventor, a mobile technologeek, and a perpetual fool. He can be reached at or @s_fridy.
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Back to the Future: IEEE Technology Time Machine

Back to the Future: 2012 IEEE Technology Time Machine

Projecting the future is perceived to be quiet a risky business by most scientists. My own Jewish traditions further claim prophecy is now (temple gone and all that) only within the domain of nincompoops. However, psychological and brain research evidence, as well as those widespread new-age and pseudo-sciences, from astrology to Kabala, suggest that telling […]

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Say hello to the future of machine to machine addressing

Say Hello and Address Machine to Machine Appropriately

We love phone numbers at Neustar, of course we do. In fact, Tom has shown in Part 1 of this series, Telephone Numbers Are For People, Not Machines, that in the particular case of Machine to Machine (M2M), using phone numbers to address those devices and machines (and not people), can be short sighted. My colleague, […]

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Clouds May Rain, But “The Cloud” Reigns

Cloud computing is now well-established. In a nutshell, it allows you to treat computing power like electricity: you do not need to own the infrastructure, you pay only for what you use, and you use only as much as you need whenever you need it.Neustar has specific interests in the intersection between “the cloud,” telecoms and enterprises. In my opinion, a great opportunity exists for a trusted private cloud for carriers. “Wait a minute,” I can almost hear you shout, “aren’t carriers very…

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