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06/01/2012 - 10:01
Gert Dam is co-owner and managing director at IMBU.MOBI. The company provides iPad based asset monitoring where aggregation and internationalization (Russian, Chinese, Kazakh and English are supported) are the keywords. Council: Can you briefly say how you got into this field? Gert Dam: I am co-owner of a service company operating in...
05/01/2012 - 18:30
Pierpaolo "yrz" Giacomin: "One of the paramount features of the City of Trust is the ability granted by the city itself to the citizens to observe and control, without being exposed, whom is charged to perform institutional roles, in order to prevent any kind of malicious behavior and inefficiency. Considering this specific feature, the Panopticon...
04/01/2012 - 15:36
The “European Research Cluster on the Internet of Things-IERC" was established by the DG Information Society and Media, as part of Europe’s ambition to shape a future Internet of Things for its businesses and citizens. The new issue of the Cluster Newsletter is now available online.Peter Friess: "After two consecutive rounds of calls for...
04/01/2012 - 14:56
So Much Fun. So Irrelevant. By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN: "Two things have struck me about the Republican presidential candidate debates leading up to the Iowa caucuses. One is how entertaining they were. The other is how disconnected they were from the biggest trends shaping the job market of the 21st century. What if the 2012 campaign were actually...
04/01/2012 - 09:32
Towards a Sensor Commons: "The Internet of Things, a term being bandied to the point of almost meaninglessness now it’s hit the mainstream of the NYT and the BBC. Yet, while the mainstay of the media struggles to describe how and why smart sensor arrays are going to mean you spend less time in traffic, ultimately pay more for your electricity...
04/01/2012 - 09:08
ScientificAmerican.com: "How the "Internet of Things" Is Turning Cities Into Living Organisms. ScientificAmerican.com is blogging the latest trends in science and technology, including Fast Company's piece "How the "Internet of Things" Is Turning Cities Into Living Organisms, When city services can autonomously go online and digest information...
03/01/2012 - 18:58
Social Web of Things from Ericsson Research shows that "people in general find it hard to relate to technical networks and do not feel comfortable managing them. Instead we should set up the internet of things like a human network. We have a relationship with our things, and our things have relationships with each other. We are providing a glimpse...
03/01/2012 - 13:37
Alan Radding: Here are the technology trends for 2012:"BYOD—smartphones mainly but the twist is the growing adoption of Bring-Your-Own-Device (BYOD) in which workers are encouraged to bring their personal smartphones to work while IT will support a range of popular devices, selectively open interfaces to data and applications, and insist on a...
03/01/2012 - 05:05
By Dan Calloway, 2 January 2012At the very heart of the controversy with the association of the Internet of Things with the 18th Century British Philosopher, Jeremy Bentham (Lyon, 1994), and his concept of the Panopticon as the central controlling mechanism over what was a failing prison system of the time, and the perception—real or...
02/01/2012 - 15:42
How the eConomy becomes the meConomy: By: Kim Chandler McDonald : "In response to, ‘Panopticon as a metaphor of the Internet of Things – why not? But if it were the opposite?’ I propose two things:1) Individuals are responsible for themselves, and as such, must guard themselves and their ‘property’ - the place they live on the net - and the...
31/12/2011 - 23:44
Sally Applin: "I would argue the point that rather than being only a Panopticon, the IoT is more likely to be a combination--if permitted to exist--between various perceptions. (This gets back to PolySocial Reality and perception, but I won't digress too much for the purposes of this discussion.) Some will see it as a Panopticon, due to the...
30/12/2011 - 16:49
Digital failure causes Christmas chaos for family: "A KINGSCLERE family spent Christmas without heating, showers and a doorbell after all their wireless devices mysteriously failed to operate for three days – a problem which they say affected others all over the village too.  Chris Smith, of Ash Grove, awoke on Christmas Eve, his wife’s...
29/12/2011 - 11:34
Stacey Higginbotham, 3 startups that showcase the future of chips: "Mobility has changed the chip industry already, but the rise of the iPhone and devices such as e-readers are only the beginning. If we’re going to create an Internet of things that connects back to a cloud powered by millions of servers, the chip world will have to change...
29/12/2011 - 11:29
Glyn Moody: Interview with Jim Zemlin, Linux Foundation: "My sense is that [companies] understand that this idea of the Internet of things is not just a bunch of hype, that a picture frame is at some point going have a chip in it and be connected to a network, and this light bulb will, and all sorts of different things are going to be successful...
29/12/2011 - 10:50
Think of a Facebook for things − "individual things with unique digital profiles, like we have, to update, share and add to. Evrythng is a new internet software company providing these online profiles, or Active Digital Identities, for any physical object. In other words, Evrythng wants to organize the world’s objects with an Active Digital...