The Internet of Things (IoT) is a vision. It is being built today. The stakeholders are known, the debate has yet to start. In hundreds of years our real needs have not changed. We want to be loved, feel safe, have fun, be relevant in work and friendship, be able to support our families and somehow play a role - however small - in the larger scheme of things. So what will really happen when things, homes and cities become smart? The result will probably be an tsunami of what at first looks like very small steps, small changes. The purpose of Council is to follow and  forecast what will happen when smart objects surround us in smart homes, offices, streets, and cities.

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Issue No. 022: Vol. 22 - December 2014 Ethics for the Internet of Things, edited by Hektor Haarkötter, Felix Weil

24/05/2015 - 11:20
Many science fiction phantasies already claimed that one day machines will be superior to human beings and computers will finally take over. But unlike in Stanley Kubrick’s ‘2001’ or Asimow’s ‘I, Robot’ the latest developments in...

'Internet of Things, the next big thing'

24/05/2015 - 10:08
Imparting knowledge:  Former IAS officer M N Vidyashankar speaks at Jnana Degula, organised by Deccan Herald and Prajavani in Bengaluru on Saturday. Hundreds of students looking to explore and chalk out their future academic and career paths, and their anxious parents, found succour at the Deccan Herald-Prajavani Jnana Degula, an Education Expo 2015, here...

Anand Karwa: Google Brillo – An Internet Of Things OS That Runs on 32 MB RAM

24/05/2015 - 09:19
Looks like every manufacturer is getting crazy about the Internet of Things (IoT) these days. Huawei had recently unveiled its 10 KB light IoT OS- LiteOS which can run on almost anything connected to the internet. And now, Google has revealed its plan to launch its own version of Internet of...

David Nield: Google Is Readying Its Own OS For Running The Internet Of Things

23/05/2015 - 21:13
With Google's I/O developer conference around the corner, you can expect the rumors to start coming thick and fast, and The Information has the scoop that the Mountain View company is working on a new OS for the Internet of Things. It's codenamed "Brillo" for now, though it emerge under the Android...

Jessica Groopman : Customer Experience in the Internet of Things: Five Ways Brands Can Use Sensors to Build Better Customer Relationships

22/05/2015 - 21:04
The Internet of Things is not some pipe dream, Jetsons-esque future state; it is an entirely new paradigm for building relationships. Yet determining when, how, and to what extent to apply connected products...

D4.4 Technical Design of Digital Social Currency

22/05/2015 - 15:48
This work shows the strategic importance to connect the D-CENT democracy pilots with the social currency pilots. Only through a democratic and participatory deliberation system, citizens can collectively define bottom-up their social needs, and inform the choices made on resource allocation and investment in social objectives and ethical criteria....

Miranda Bruce: New Materialism - Framework for the IoT?

22/05/2015 - 11:43
New Materialism - Framework for the IoT? By Miranda Bruce Most of the hype about the IoT—that it is the best and worst thing ever—is based around a fundamental assumption: that objects are essentially inert, and that it is our duty to make them the best they can be or be responsible for letting them become the...

Steve Rosenbush: The Morning Download: Internet of Things Opens Way for New Business Models

22/05/2015 - 11:07
Good morning. CIO Journal has decamped to Cambridge for the annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. “One of the themes this year … is the way new business models are created with technology,” says event chair Lindsey Anderson. This year’s MIT Sloan Leadership Award went to...

The IoT Week will organise its 2nd hackaton in June 2015 in Lisbon – the biggest one ever in Portugal.

22/05/2015 - 10:26
The IoT Hackathon Lisbon will take place on the 16th-17th of June in the Pavilion III of the Centro de Congressos de Lisboa from 8AM to 8PM. Thursday, 18th of June, the IoT solutions will be evaluated and there will be an award ceremony...

Tina Amirtha: Meet Ether, the bitcoin-like cryptocurrency that could power the internet of things

22/05/2015 - 10:17
At CES this past January, IBM researcher Veena Pureswaran described the company's joint plan with Samsung to get home appliances to exchange cryptocurrency with one another. The currency, called Ether, is similar to Bitcoin, except that the traded commodity isn’t...

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