Christian Nold is the Creative Director of Softhook Design which is working to develop new participatory models for local change. Since 2004, Nold has led many large scale participatory projects with diverse academic local and gernmental partners...
Vinton Cerf, 'Father of Internet', and Internet of things
Vinton Cerf, "Father of Internet", answering a question about the future of Internet, has declared: "The Internet of things is on its way. The clear evidence of that, of course, is mobile to begin with, appliances that are now Internet-enabled, picture frames, refrigerators and things like that, office appliances, appliances at home. The smart grid is going to accelerate that process because more and more appliances will be part of the smart grid and its ensemble. They will be reporting their use. They will be accepting control saying, "Hey, don't run the air conditioner for the next 15 minutes, I'm in the middle of a peak load." We'll see many, many more devices on the Net than there are people [and] more sensor networks on the system, as well".