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Council brings you news on Internet of Things. It aims to offer the latest on technical building blocks but also tries to put this digital transition into a social and circular economy context.

24/09/2011 - 10:06
Katia Moskvitch:  Internet of things: Should you worry if your jeans go smart?: "...As more objects leak into the digital world, the fine line that separates the benefits of increasingly smart technology and possible privacy concerns becomes really blurred."The IoT challenge is likely to grow both in scale and complexity as seven billion...
24/09/2011 - 09:59
Russell M Davies: Viewpoint: The internet of things and yet another revolution: "The "internet of things" is viewed as the next big thing, but when will it allow people to create their own stuff, asks Russell M Davies.... The internet of things is a phrase you are going to hear a lot over the next few years, and the clue is in the name as to what...
23/09/2011 - 19:00
The Advent of a Global Intelligence, By CHRYSTIA FREELAND | REUTERS. YALTA, UKRAINE: "Get ready for the global brain. That was the grand finale of a presentation on the next generation of the Internet I heard last week from Yuri Milner. G-8 leaders had a preview of Mr. Milner’s predictions a few months earlier, when he was among the technology...
19/09/2011 - 15:05
Laurent Sustek, Smart Metering Marketing Manager, published Understanding Smart Meters to Design Intelligent, Secure Systems at INSIDE Secure. He says: "Today, there are close to two billion electricity meters installed worldwide, but less than 10% of them are considered "smart" meters with two-way communications.  This will change over the...
11/09/2011 - 12:38
Panagiotis Tsarchopoulos, URBAN AND REGIONAL INNOVATION Research Unit (URENIO):"The latest issue of Ericsson Business Review magazine, in a Theme entitled “Creative Cities”, examines some of the processes needed for a Networked Society to become more intelligent than a traditional one. Theme in short:Cities will have a significant impact on a...
10/09/2011 - 10:52
Arne Jansen: It would be ideal if you could borrow what you lack from your neighbours. I love soup, but unfortunately I do not always have all the things or even the knowledge that I need to prepare it. Instead of borrowing a mixer I waited for years until I finally bought one myself. If sharing with neighbours were standard practise this...
03/09/2011 - 20:58
On Dec. 9th 2009, the first Council conference took place in Brussels; one of the workshops there was ‘Home-Sense’: the questions and themes on IoT vs. the home-environment. On April 9th, 2010, a smaller meeting took place in Rotterdam on the same subject. Now, 2 years after the initial conference an update is necessary. Technologies have...
29/08/2011 - 17:14
Postcapes is "passionate about the convergence of the physical world with the digital, and everything that will encompany that shift. The emerging term "Internet of Things" seems to best represent these changes taking place and the term Postscapes itself is inspired from a future of networked landscapes and its possibilities.  Their goal is...
26/08/2011 - 22:18
Schmidt criticises division between science and arts and says UK 'should look back to glory days of Victorian era', guardian.co.uk, Friday 26 August 2011: "The chairman of Google has delivered a devastating critique of the UK's education system and said the country had failed to capitalise on its record of innovation in science and engineering....
25/08/2011 - 22:18
The PICNIC Open Data Unconference: During last year’s PICNIC Festival, they brought speakers, stakeholders and participants together to discuss the possibilities and implications of open data. Over the course of the year, the topic has flourished worldwide and many open data initiatives were undertaken, especially in the form of competitions and...
25/08/2011 - 21:41
Published in Volume 28 Internet of Things: "If the slow colonization of daily experience by informatic systems can sometimes seem like a fait accompli, though, we should be very clear that there are competing visions of its becoming. Ultimately, as it happens, I’m not particularly interested in the clean-slate “smart cities” so many enterprise-...
25/08/2011 - 19:38
The CFP deadline for the Awareness sponsored Bionetics 2011 has been extended to Midnight 11th September 2011.Awareness is a Coordination Action (CA), supporting research under the FP7: FET Proactive Intiative: Self-Awareness in Autonomic Systems (Awareness). The CA is a 3 year project: 2010 – 2013. Awareness is a Coordination Action (CA),...
25/08/2011 - 11:55
Mark Sage: "In Disneys Fantasia, Mickey Mouse as the Sorcerer's Apprentice brings to life everyday objects such as brooms and buckets to help him with his tasks of cleaning - what starts as a good idea ultimately ends with terrible results as he fails to be able to control them. Whilst Mickey may have gotten out of his depth, this thinking of...
23/08/2011 - 11:12
Hao Yan (chinadaily.com.cn), China "has allocated a special fund to support the development of the Internet of Things (IOT) industry. The total fund of 5 billion yuan is expected to support the industry for the coming five years, China Securities Journal reported Tuesday. The fund has been set to support IOT in technology research and...
22/08/2011 - 20:28
Call for Artists' Expressions of Interest: Anglia Ruskin University is bringing new collaborative and public art to Cambridge throughout 2011 and 2012. The ‘Visualise’ public art programme is commissioning a range of projects to create exploratory projects, exhibitions, workshops and events across Cambridge. Visualise explores questions such as ‘...