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@robvank: One more mask. The Internet of Things is the killer app of decision making at all levels, including politics.

15/07/2019 - 22:10

“It is for awakened conscience to assert the principle; events will determine the character of the answer. Ideas once rooted in conscience never die.”  Dyer D. Lum In this short text I argue representative democracy and its model of parties and politicians needs to be...

The Internet’s Carbon Footprint

15/07/2019 - 20:09

Manoush Zomorodi explores the surprising environmental impact of the internet in this episode of IRL. Because while it’s easy to think of the internet as living only on your screen, energy demand for the internet is indeed powered by massive server farms, running around the clock, all over the world. What exactly is the internet’s carbon footprint? And, what can we do about it?

Mariel Triggs and Matthew Rantanen: Closing the Homework Gap For Native American Tribes

15/07/2019 - 20:07

It all began with the Havasupai Tribe on their stunningly beautiful reservation in Arizona’s Grand Canyon National Park. Like nearly two-thirds of people living on tribal lands in the US, the Havasupai had no access to high-speed internet.  When this access arrives, it typically starts with schools and other shared...

Sanjana Varghese: GCHQ’s centenary: the art of espionage in a digital age

15/07/2019 - 18:18

In 1837 Giuseppe Mazzini, an activist fighting for Italian unification, fled to London on release from prison in Paris. Mazzini thought he’d be safe away from Europe’s mainland, but shortly after the young Italian arrived in London, the Foreign Office began spying on his correspondence, opening Mazzini’s private letters and passing their contents...

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Iotday april 9th

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Abby Margolis
Abby is director of research at Claro Partners. She has a natural talent of making sense of people’s behaviours and attitudes within the context of their environment. Drawing from models in social science, design and business, she creates frameworks that make complex systems and behaviours easy...
Oleg Kruk
Oleg has the postgraduate education on “Devices, systems and products of medical assignment”, and received Ph.D in Computer Science at the Kharkiv National University of Radioelectronics.  Current position – the Associate Professor, the Senior Research Sientist at the...
Pramod Anantharam
Pramod Anantharam is a research at the Ohio Center of Excellence in Knowledge-enabled Computing (Kno.e.sis) where he is a key member of the Semantic Sensor Web project. He is fascinated by the idea of infusing intelligence into objects around us. Given these objects may have sensors and are...

IoT Day

talk about the Internet of Things on april 9th

Early 2010 Council proposed to hold very small Council meetings anywhere in the world on April 9. These can vary to having a cup of coffee with someone and talk about the Internet of Things or hosting a dinner at your place, or going for a walk on the beach, as long as it is on April 9 and about IoT. No matter where you are in the world, you can participate on #iotday on April 9th, 2017. Submit and share the details of your event at

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