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10/01/2013 - 09:19
Source: "..what happens when we are in constant, real-time syncopation with the built environment around us? As Seoul moves to ubiquitous computing, the frisson that comes from the confluence of different temporalities would seem to be threatened. After all, the whole point of ubiquitous computing is the adoption of integrative, networked...
09/01/2013 - 18:06
The IPv6 Observatory, the GEN6 project and the European Commission are jointly organizing an IPv6@Gov Workshop dedicated to the policy dialogue on the IPv6 deployment in  European Union Member States. IPv6 is a cornerstone of the Future Internet. To ensure both business continuity of the European industry and society to get benefits from IPv6...
09/01/2013 - 17:02
Source: "A Texas high school student who claimed her student identification was the “Mark of the Beast” because it was implanted with a radio-frequency identification chip has lost her federal court bid Tuesday challenging her suspension for refusing to wear the card around her neck. Radio-frequency identification devices are a...
09/01/2013 - 16:32
Source: "Why should CIOs care? The consumerization of IT, of course. Though the consortium’s companies are building wristwatches and software that allows users to control their TVs from their phones, the foundational technologies and processes these companies create could be used to build enterprise products in the future. And James...
08/01/2013 - 20:13
Source: " Can you imagine having to sign in to use your toaster? It’s not such a ridiculous idea, and in the future, internet-connected appliances will present serious questions about how brands provide technology to consumers. In the so-called ‘internet of things’ all sorts of everyday machines will be connected to the web...
08/01/2013 - 17:04
"What does the Internet of Things really mean?  Like the neurons of the brain, or ants in an anthill, the many “nodes” of a network may not be very “smart” in themselves, but if they are networked in a way that allows them to connect effortlessly and interoperate seamlessly, they begin to give rise to complex,...
08/01/2013 - 16:13
Mapping territory. In Dreams of a Final Theory, Steven Weinberg speaks of the "spooky  ability of mathematicians to anticipate structures that are relevant  to the real world".  This text is about the spooky ability of  designers to do just that, to anticipate structures that are relevant  to the real world,...
08/01/2013 - 15:41
December Report of the RFID Security and Privacy Lounge. And a reminder that the deadline for the Second International Workshop on Lightweight Cryptography for Security & Privacy (LightSec 2013) - which welcomes submissions related to RFID -- is on January 25th, 2013. NEW REFERENCES ON THE LOUNGE IN DECEMBER:   [1]...
08/01/2013 - 10:01
Source: "Aron Kramer of The Guardian recently predicted long-term changes to the world that will occur in 2013. He writes, “A healthy dose of scepticism is in order whenever one attempts to foresee the future. Events usually make great sense in retrospect, but are difficult to predict at the time. The daily hum of headlines, breaking...
08/01/2013 - 09:13
Source: "In the never-ending quest to hook up the physical and digital worlds -- as we wait for the world of networked computing to spread beyond the boundaries of computers and smartphones to just about anything -- a new consortium will hold its first meeting this week at CES to compare notes. The so-called Internet of Things Consortium is a...
08/01/2013 - 09:03
Source: "This is a topic that is important to us at Cisco. We believe the number of internet connected devices reached 8.7 billion in 2012. There are a number of estimates out there by others, but they are generally in the eight to ten billion range. This number would include traditional computer devices, mobile devices, as well as the new...
05/01/2013 - 10:57
Source: "With the so-called “Internet of things” still early in its evolution, programmers are working on software to help businesses manage myriad devices to exchange information on a machine-to-machine basis. In time, they envision a middleware layer that will make such connections akin to adding a device to a home or corporate...
04/01/2013 - 23:45
Source: "The Internet of Things probably already influences your life. And if it doesn’t, it soon will, say computer scientists. Back in 1999, a technologist called Kevin Ashton pointed out that almost all the information available on the internet–a mere 50 petabytes at that time–had been captured or created by humans in the...
04/01/2013 - 23:42
Source: "The Internet of Things — you see the term daily and hear people debate about how its full inception will happen, even more so with Consumer Electronics Show right around the corner (January 8, 2013 in Las Vegas).  And, by now, you’ve seen the statistic that 50-100 billion devices will be connected to the Internet...
04/01/2013 - 10:53
With Great Intelligence Comes Great Responsibility:" Just think of this familiar scenario — a friend wants to drop something by your house while you’re at work, but she can’t because you’ve locked the door. It’s an everyday problem, and it inspired Sanjay Sarma, a professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, to...