Welcome back & a happy new year to you! May 2018 be a better year, globally speaking, than the last. Also, may we be spared any large scale attacks that leverage connected consumer products, and big data breaches. But who are we kidding, it won’t happen by itself—so let’s get back to work! Also, we’re […]

ThingsCon News Copenhagen Tech Fest; New Chapters; Interviewed on Ethical IoT; We’re on a mission to massively increase the footprint of the ThingsCon community with 15 new chapters, including 5 in the global South. Learn more about how it works and get in touch to start your local chapter, right now! EVENT UPDATES The quiet […]

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 […]

ThingsCon mission statement

September 8, 2016

Over the weekend, we gathered our core community—the local organizers plus a handful of key stakeholders, supporters and partners—for a weekend retreat out in the countryside. Among many other things, we worked out a mission statement for ThingsCon. So far this hadn’t formally existed: Intuitively we knew where things were headed, but it hadn’t been […]