We just hosted the very the first ThingsCon Salon in Cologne! And we had a blast! Pinning yet another city onto the ThingsCon events map, the first ThingsCon Salon was brimming with new faces – and had everything ThingsCon stands for: critical and speculative designs, deep and challenging discussions about the nature of objects and subjects, […]

We just held the first of our freshly started series of ThingsCon Salons Berlin. You can find all recorded talks in the Youtube playlist ThingsCon Salon Berlin (March 2017) as well as embedded below. Our speakers for the salon were the amazing trip of Jon Rogers (Mozilla Open IoT Studio / University of Dundee), Rachel […]

Shenzhen impressions

February 9, 2017

View Source: Things in Shenzhen (beta) from The Incredible Machine on Vimeo. Last November we were part of a small delegation of allied organizations and long-time collaborators—the Dutch Just Things Foundation & The Incredible Machine, as well as Mozilla’s Open IoT Studio—that visited Shenzhen, China, where most of the world’s electronics are made. Above, a […]

We needed a bit of an overview of what happened in 2016 and what’s going to happen next year. We figured it might be helpful to share it publicly, too, even if it’s phrased a little formally. Here goes. ThingsCon’s core mission is to foster the creation of a human-centric and responsible Internet of Things […]

Heads-up! All the recorded presentations from ThingsCon Amsterdam are now available online. Here’s Usman Haque‘s excellent closing keynote: ThingsCon: Usman Haque (Thingful) from ThingsConAMS on Vimeo. All videos are available on Vimeo. You might have already seen this lovely movie of impressions from the two days of Amsterdam goodness: ThingsCon Amsterdam 2016 aftermovie from ThingsConAMS […]

ThingsCon Amsterdam: A responsible Internet of Things from Peter Bihr This week we’re in the Netherlands for ThingsCon Amsterdam, the largest ThingsCon event this year (and one of an ever-growing number, see the event list <3). The local team around Monique, Marcel & Iskander kindly asked me to give the keynote. I was honored and […]

We just held the very first ThingsCon event in Asia! Our event was kindly hosted by no other than Simone Rebaudengo, inventor of Addicted Toasters and Teacher of Algorithms ThingsCon Salon Shanghai was the very first ThingsCon event in Asia ever and a resounding success! Simone kicks off ThingsCon Shanghai ThingsCon Salon Shanghai was the […]