In the evolving conversation about the “Internet of Things” — the growth of networked everyday objects and the data they generate — analysts tend to focus on business opportunity, or the security risks, or the potential for making our cities smarter.
President Barack Obama wears a FitBit monitor on his wrist to count his steps and calories, and has waxed poetic about the power of wearable technology to “give each of us information that allows us to stay healthier.”
As we become more dependent on technology at work, at play, and in all aspects of our lives, both CIOs and CEOs are facing new, transformational questions about how technology challenges and changes legacy ways of working and operating.
Noel Leeming today announced it is now making the Internet of Things (IoT) even more accessible to everyday households by allowing customers to purchase a broadband connection at the same time they are looking at new devices.
The Internet of Things (IOT) is a dream place for many. Now everyone can fly. Fashionable clothes, shoes and accessories are just a fingertip away. All these joys are funded by DIY (do it yourself) investments put together from a slew of funds online.
The lure of IOT is strong, but is it a good idea to DIY one’s retirement plan? Some argue yes – more funds to choose from and fees are lower.
Many question whether India PM Narendra Modi's fascination with smart cities in South Korea, China and Abu Dhabi can be duplicated in India.
AJMER: Ajmer's famous 13th-century Sufi shrine draws millions of pilgrims from around the world every year. The city recently launched a new website called "Amazing Ajmer." But life in this ancient city of 550,000 people in northern India is anything but amazing.
The emerging consensus view of humanity’s imminent future is that just about everything will soon be interconnected with just about everything else.
In a recent report on Digital Life in 2025, the Pew Research Center’s Internet Project predicted that the internet would soon become a “global, immersive, invisible, ambient networked computing environment built through the continued proliferation of smart sensors, cameras, software, databases, and massive data centers in a world-spanning information fabric known as the Internet of Things.”
We're organizing a new technoshamanist encounter, this time in CASA NUVEM in Beco do Rato, Rio de Janeiro. The event will take place on Tuesday June 30th and Wednesday July 1st, 2015, 14:00 to 24:00 hours.
We will take advantage of the visit of our associate Carsten Agger who organized the technoshamanism encounter in Aarhus, Denmark in 2014, to create a new event here in Rio de Janeiro. The topic of this new encounter is FICTION AND NOISEOCRACY.
You know you’re in Austin when a live band is playing rock and roll at 8:30 in the morning before Steve Wozniak’s keynote speech. Every square inch of free space and time in this town is filled with Austin’s own weird brand of country/western/rock music. The crowd of 2,500 or so goes wild, clapping and cheering while trying not to spill coffee on its pants. We, the tech community, are at Austin City Limits, and why not? We’re in a town that mixes music and tech as easily as tequila and lime juice.
1999 – 5 years before Facebook launches, and 7 years before Twitter tweets its way onto the web. British technologist Kevin Ashton forecasts a time in the future where everyday things are interconnected via the Internet, and calls this idea ‘the Internet of Things’ (IOT).
Sixteen years later, we’re in the future, and where are these things?
Creating the "Internet of Things" by connecting everyday objects like factory machines, vehicles and buildings to the web could be worth between $3.9 trillion and $11.1 trillion by 2025, according to a new report from the McKinsey Global Institute.
If you do the research and time it just right, your chances of getting pregnant are … hit and miss. But if you leave it to Kindara’s Wink, which does all the fertility research and helps with the timing, you could join one of the 762 women who used Kindara and got pregnant this week.
A bipartisan group of senators that has been urging lawmakers to pay more attention to the Internet of Things is now pushing the Government Accountability Office to study the phenomenon.
Sens. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, Deb Fischer, R-Neb., Cory Booker, D-N.J., and Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., this week co-signed a letter to Comptroller General Gene Dodaro, requesting a GAO study on the Internet of Things -- a term for a network of mobile devices, sensors and other technology.