For Mozilla, we explored the potentials and challenges of a trustmark for the Internet of Things (IoT). That research is now publicly available. You can find background information, further links, and an executive summary here. You can download the report in full here: A Trustmark for IoT (PDF) If you’re also working on related topics, […]

ThingsCon Log (11 Sep 2017)

September 11, 2017

ThingsCon Amsterdam, Salons in Berlin, Copenhagen, Amsterdam & more EVENT UPDATES COPENHAGEN ran their first ThingsCon Salon as part of Copenhagen Tech Festival. Here’s a lovely first review of the event by none other than speaker Dr. Lachlan Urquart. We also have Salons coming up in Berlin (28 Sept, with Lisa Gutermuth of Ranking Digital […]

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 […]

On July 8th, ThingsCon Salon Cologne featured talks by Prof. Andrea Krajewski and Matt Patterson. See upcoming ThingsCon events here. Prof. Andrea Krajewski Andrea Krajewski (@krajewski) is an industrial designer, speaker and blogger. Since 25 years she is fascinated by the changing role of design in innovation processes. In 1994 she co-founded 360° – a […]

On 14th July we had another ThingsCon Salon Berlin. You can learn more about upcoming ThingsCon events here. Here’s the presentations! Gulraiz Khan Gulraiz Khan (@gulraizkhan) is a transdisciplinary designer who works on civic engagement. As an urbanist, he is interested in developing grassroots engagement methods that can help communities thrive through political and environmental […]

Featured on WIRED!

July 23, 2017

Our report on The State of Responsible Internet of Things got featured on Bruce Sterling‘s blog on WIRED. Thanks, Bruce!

Join us in Amsterdam, Berlin, Cologne and Darmstadt. Today we bring you: Four ThingsCon events over the next two weeks. Two reports. Lots of good reading tipps, and maybe a funding opportunity. EVENT UPDATES ThingsCon Salon Amsterdam: 5 July. Speakers: Lee Feldman, Anna Nikolaeva, Hans Schreider, Andrew Spotz, Joeri de Graaf. Includes the premiere of The […]

We have 2 new reports for you, and 4 ThingsCon events coming up in July! With four events in just one month we’re about to hit a new record monthly high. We hope to see you in Amsterdam, Berlin, Cologne, or Darmstadt. Until then, why don’t you dig into our two new reports: The State […]

Fresh off the presses! We just launched the brand-new ThingsCon report The State of Responsible IoT, a collection of essays by experts from the inter-disciplinary ThingsCon community of IoT practitioners. It explores the challenges, opportunities and questions surrounding the creation of a responsible & human-centric Internet of Things (IoT). For your convenience you can read […]

Please note: This is cross-posted from thewavingcat.com. Executive Summary: We went to Shenzhen to explore opportunities for collaboration between European Internet of Things practitioners and the Shenzhen hardware ecosystem—and how to promote the creation of a responsible Internet of Things. We documented our experience and insights in View Source: Shenzhen. Download View Source: Shenzhen as […]