• Disposable Identities? Why Digital Identity Matters to Blockchain Disintermediation and for Society

    Abstract Many smart contract applications—or more precisely blockchain-based digital ledger technologies (DLTs) proliferate. And yet, without accounting for the identity dimension and the different authentication regimes, there is little chance that these technologies will gain widespread use, and their disruptive innovation potential will not be realized. A growing number of digital interactions in which we…

  • The Internet of Things: Foundational ethical issues

    This paper surveys foundational ethical issues that attach to the Internet of Things(IoT). In Section 1, we provide an overview of the technology, indicating both current and future applications. Subsequent sections consider particular ethical issues, including: informed consent (Section 2), privacy (Section 3), information security (Section 4), physical safety (Section 5), and trust (Section 6). Section 7emphasizes that…

  • Real-Time Anomaly Detection at the Edge

    Dalton Oliveira, MBA The budget and team-building are interlaced. For the topic of this article, a multidisciplinary team with strong knowledge-base and real-world previous experiences in their respective areas make a huge difference. The management way of leading and the technologies to be adopted are the necessary elements to complete the Digital Transformation puzzle: people…

  • Modeling Digital Penetration of the Industrialized Society and its Ensuing Transfiguration

    Johannes Vrana· Ripi Singh The Fourth Industrial Revolution, ushered by the deeper integration of digital tech- nologies into professional and social spaces, provides an opportunity to meaningfully serve society. Humans have tremendous capability to innovatively improve social well-being when the situation is clear, which was not the case during the first three revolutions. Thus, society…

  • Welcome to the IoT World

    If you’re a teacher or tutor Are you a teacher? Great! So we do!Understanding how time-consuming is preparation for the new course or module, we offer you ready materials. Whether you choose to prepare a classical curriculum with DLP projections or an online course, we have an almost instant solution for you. All you need…

  • The 25-Year History of AutomatedBuildings.com

    Automated Buildings Ken Sinclair is the guest on Episode 452 of ControlTalk Now The Smart Buildings Podcast. Ken shares exciting news about what he and the AutomatedBuildings.com editorial board will do at this year’s AHRExpo 25th Anniversary.

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  • Introduction to forthcoming book Statecraft and Policymaking in a Hybrid World

    ‘Generationally speaking, the task of the “day” is, for all, to nurture a common understanding of what plurality means in a hyperconnected era, and for policymakers, to partner with society, instead of parenting it”![1] Gotta come on up to the House. Come down of the cross, we can use the wood. – Tom Waits Text…

  • Business models in the digital age

    Sourav Rout: We live in a world where if something is not on the internet, it doesn’t exist. In this digital age, businesses have had to modify their business models to accommodate the new reality. Digital first built and created a demand for new business models that help customers with quick and convenient access to…

  • New Forms of Governance (2): The mobile phone should be in public hands

    Rob van Kranenburg: The mobile phone should be in public hands.  There are three main reasons: Things are very simple. Organizations that depend on taxes it claims from citizens must own the means of governance to govern. Citizens will understand that instead of being captured in shareholder value, this system builds value for all in…