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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...
25/12/2011 - 10:54
C-PET is pleased to announce the publication of its recent report on the Internet of Things. "As a result of a recent C-PET Internet of Things (IoT) round table teleconference and the recent 3rd Annual Internet of Things Europe 2011 conference in Brussels it was thought appropriate to share the following paper. This report is a summary extract of...
23/12/2011 - 12:25
Levi R. Bryant: The Democracy of Objects: "Since Kant, philosophy has been obsessed with epistemological questions pertaining to the relationship between mind and world and human access to objects. In The Democracy of Objects, Bryant proposes that we break with this tradition and once again initiate the project of ontology as first philosophy....
23/12/2011 - 10:26
ScienceDaily (Dec. 21, 2011) — : "In its latest issue, Nature Photonics, a journal published by the Naturegroup, includes an article by researchers from the Universitat Politècnica de València on the most significant advances worldwide in the field of light-slowing techniques applied to microwave photonics, which open the door to integrating...
22/12/2011 - 13:52
Tokyo, December 12, 2011: On December 14, 2011, during the TRONSHOW 2012 in Tokyo, the Ubiquitous Networking Lab of Yokosuka Telecom Research Park, Inc. (UNL for short) and a consortium of European Stakeholders known as the European Internet of Things Alliance “EIoTA”, signed a Memorandum of Understanding to promote cutting edge global IoT...
21/12/2011 - 13:24
The period of consultation closes on 27 January 2012. The terrestrial 2 GHz band has been identified in the context of the EU's Wireless Access Policy for Electronic Communications Services (WAPECS) as a band for the provision of electronic communications services, in particular wireless broadband, on the basis of flexible choice of technology and...
20/12/2011 - 23:18
Edited by Ulrik Ekman in Copenhagen, FCJ 19 presents a series of incisive analyses of current and future events/practices in ubiquitous computing. Leading thinkers in the area presented articles on actuated architectures, questions of interaction design, rethinking of computer/human relations, environmental critiques, the scripting of urban space...