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01/12/2012 - 21:45
  John Riley: "
I experienced some of the vitality, sophistication and breadth of activity in open hardware and associated software and comms this week at the first Cambridge Internet of Things Practitioners Night meetup.  That demonstrated how a rapid expansion of IoT enabling infrastructure is welling from the bottom-up, and...
01/12/2012 - 11:48
  Mike Loukides: "One of Marc Andreessen’s many accomplishments was the seminal essay “Why Software is Eating the World.” In it, the creator of Mosaic and Netscape argues for his investment thesis: everything is becoming software. Music and movies led the way, Skype makes the phone company obsolete, and even...
30/11/2012 - 23:01
  Alex Planes: The Industrial Internet Is GE’s Next Leap Forward: "You might not want your toaster to communicate with the cloud, but that isn't going to stop the Internet of things from taking root. General Electric (NYSE: GE  ) is making a concerted push to develop the "industrial Internet," which is...
30/11/2012 - 22:31
  Techworld Staff: The Internet of Things is coming. Now what?: F"irst came the internet, a vast, chaotic conglomeration of servers connected to one another and to dedicated devices, mainly PCs. Now the world is starting its migration to a new type of connectivity topology, the so-called ‘Internet of Things’. Today,...
29/11/2012 - 10:40
  Source: "The biggest game changer of the past 25 years has been the Internet," said Law, whose Cybertecture Mirror is an offshoot of his Hong Kong architectural firm's focus on integrating technology in design. "In buildings, the Internet has become ubiquitous but it hasn't caught up in the products that...
28/11/2012 - 12:36
ComC Journal: In this short text the authors claim that the challenges posed by Internet of Things cannot be managed with the current policy tools and research programs, as these are too slow and too instrumental. These challenges are: a) global cooperation and standards, b) new business models and new currencies, c) ethics, control society,...
28/11/2012 - 10:31
Djordje Djokic: "IoT-A is the European flagship project in the Seventh Framework Program for Research and Technological Development concerning the EU Commission’s main instrument for funding research in Europe. The project aims at laying the foundation for a future Internet by  overcoming not only technological, but also socio-...
23/11/2012 - 23:02
Source: "JTC 1 established the Special Working Group on the Internet of Things in response to the growing importance of IoT to the wider ICT sector. The SWG has the task of identifying IoT-related market requirements and standardization gaps, to encourage other JTC 1 Work Groups and subcommittees to address gaps in IoT standardization, and to...
23/11/2012 - 11:05
  What is really at stake?    A lot of energy has been consumed on debating disorienting issues concerning the Internet of Things. Countless articles, videos, etc have been discussing whether it is right or wrong, good or evil. At the same time activist groups put great amounts of effort in order to ensure that the...
22/11/2012 - 19:29
  Interview with Michael Koster of IoT-A Stakeholder Community: What is your background?: I have had a passion for electronics and automation throughout my life. In the early 1980s, I designed, built, and maintained large process control systems for industry. After that, I helped to architect some of the first scalable and fault tolerant...
21/11/2012 - 22:03
  What is PolySocial Reality (PoSR)?: "PolySocial Reality (PoSR) describes the multiple, sometimes overlapping, network transaction spaces that people traverse synchronously and asynchronously with others to maintain and use social relationships; a conceptual model for the global interaction context within which people experience the...
21/11/2012 - 21:39
  FIRE Report: "Following the demands of the FIRE community to organise a successor workshop of the very successful FIRE research workshop that was held in 2011 at the Future Internet Assembly in Budapest, FP7 project FIRESTATION took the initiative to organise a FIRE engineering workshop that was held on 6-7 November 2012 in Ghent,...
20/11/2012 - 21:26
Source: "What if all objects were interconnected and started to sense their surroundings and communicate with each other? The Internet of Things (IoT) will have that sort of ubiquitous machine-to-machine (M2M) connectivity. Since there are estimates that between 50 billion to 500 billion devices will have a mobile connection to the cloud by...
20/11/2012 - 11:16
  Ethicsinside.eu: "There is a gap between the policy recommendations and Privacy Impact Assessment Frameworks and the start-up reality of IoT on the ground with 20 Internet of Things Platforms listed on Postcapes.com and a growing group of attempts to build IoT hardware hubs to provide connectivity in and to the home: apart from...
19/11/2012 - 22:20
  Source: "Current mobile data networks are based on connecting people to the Internet. But when sensors are hooked up to a network their resource requirements are often much smaller in terms of data, power and cost. French startup SigFox is creating a cheap, low energy consumption, long-distance cellular network for sensors and...