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Crypto VM for database and blockchain

18/08/2019 - 09:36

Zenroom is a tiny and portable virtual machine that integrates in any application to authenticate and restrict access to data and execute human-readable smart contracts. Attribute based credential authentication Zenroom supports Elliptic Curve Pairing cryptography for advanced authentication flows: to implement privacy by design and lower the liability of processing private data. @DyneOrg

City of Trust

18/08/2019 - 09:30

From Mobile City: Instead he argues for a City of Trust, in the introduction of the book described as: "on the surface [the City of Trust] looks very similar to the City of Control. But here the citizens have been given much more control: Here pervasive systems have been embedded, but offered as an option rather than as a default. You leave your laptop on the train, no problem: with the ‘internet of Things’ can locate it on a search engine, even arrange...

Better IoT Principles

18/08/2019 - 09:27

This is the latest version of a working document to develop a certification mark for connected products by IoT community members worldwide. This is a work in progress and you may comment freely, join the conversation on Slack, sign up to our newsletter or give us feedback in writing (alex at or on our monthly open calls. This is a set of principles that we think a vendor — a connected product manufacturer, team or founder —...

Caotlin 0'Kane: Teen goes viral for tweeting from LG smart fridge after mom confiscates all electronics

17/08/2019 - 19:56

Last week, a 15-year-old girl named Dorothy looked at the smart fridge in her kitchen and decided to try and talk to it: "I do not know if this is going to tweet I am talking to my fridge what the heck my Mom confiscated all of my electronics again." Sure enough, it worked. The message...

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Iotday april 9th

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Yodit Stanton
I am a data nerd who now runs, a startup incubated in the Open Data Institute.  OpenSensors provides public and private data infrastructure for the Internet of Things enabling anyone to publish real time open data from sensor networks. OpenSensors came out of my own...
Silviu Panaite
Technology has been a motor for development as far as we can think off, but some things have never changed: "dubito, ergo cogito, ergo sum" Witnessing first hand how disruptive IoT can be, having Romanian printed press as a case study, I have jumped ship at  which aims to bing social...
Pierre Metivier
A French citizen by birth and a world citizen by heart, Pierre Métivier is the General Manager of the Forum des services mobiles sans contact (contactless mobile services), a French government backed up association, aiming at the deployment of NFC mobile services in France. The Forum brings...

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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