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Three lessons for the industrial Internet - O'Reilly Radar
Tim O’Reilly (@timoreilly) used his presentation at the recent Minds + Machines event to urge the industrial Internet’s architects to apply three key lessons from the Internet’s evolution. These three characteristics gave the Internet its ability to be open, to scale and to adapt
iot  internet  design 
december 2012 by dunc
French Startup SigFox Has Developed a Wireless Internet Service for Gadgets and Appliances | MIT Technology Review
SigFox builds its networks in the same way as a cellular provider, using a system of connected antennas that each cover a particular area and link back to the operator’s central network. But the antennas use a different radio technology, developed by SigFox, known as ultra narrow band. This technology would not be of much use for streaming video to an iPhone, but it allows devices connecting to the network to consume very little energy, says Nicholls, and it allows for very long-range connections.
data  internet  iot 
november 2012 by dunc
BBC News - Top US universities put their reputations online
"The first online course from MITx earlier this year had more students than the entire number of living students who have graduated from the university." ... "Earlier this week, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation announced that it was giving $1m to MIT to use edX courses in partnership with colleges serving low-income students - which raises an intriguing possibility of bringing high-quality resources where they are most needed." the new edX
convergence  education  internet  opendata  leapfrogging  infinitecontent  newphilanthropy 
june 2012 by dunc
The World in 2011: ICT Facts and Figures
The World in 2011: ICT Facts and Figures (pdf format) features end 2011 estimates for ITU’s key telecommunication/ICT indicators. The brochure, which was published on the occasion of ITU Telecom, on October 25th, 2011, highlights the latest global ICT facts and trends and includes figures on Internet use, fixed and mobile broadband subscriptions, international Internet bandwidth, home ICT access, and more."
convergence  leapfrogging  internet  mobile  statistics 
march 2012 by dunc
House of Fraser Liverpool "micro" / "buy and collect" store
"House of Fraser.com has been created for you to come in, relax and shop online using one of our stylish and sophisticated terminals in the centre of Liverpool. You can also take advantage of our Buy & Collect service – simply order from the comfort of your own home, and have your items delivered for collection the next day*." Interesting because it allows the large department store to create micro instances in locations where it would not be cost effective to open a large store.
retail  GDR  microstore  internet  brand  digitalchivalry 
january 2012 by dunc
Parsing a new Pew report: 3 ways the Internet is shaping healthcare - O'Reilly Radar
"We're entering an age of participatory medicine, where patients can learn more about their doctors, treatments, drugs and the experiences of others suffering from their conditions than ever before. Twenty-five percent of American adults have read the comments of another patients online. Twenty-three percent of Internet users that are living with at least one of five of the chronic conditions named in the survey have searched online for someone that shared their condition."
convergence  health2.0  internet  socialnetwork  healthcare  health2_0 
january 2012 by dunc
Mikko Hypponen: Fighting viruses, defending the net | Video on TED.com
"It's been 25 years since the first PC virus (Brain A) hit the net, and what was once an annoyance has become a sophisticated tool for crime and espionage. Computer security expert Mikko Hyppönen tells us how we can stop these new viruses from threatening the internet as we know it." one of my favourite talks of TEDGlobal 2011
convergence  internet  cybercrime  stuxnet  virus  hacking  TEDGlobal2011  TED 
january 2012 by dunc
ICKN intelligent collaborative knowledge networks
"The goal of this research project at the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence is to help organizations to increase knowledge worker productivity and innovation, by creating Collaborative Innovation Networks (COINs)."
internet  socialnetwork  collectiveintelligence  networks  convergence 
june 2011 by dunc
home::urban iot 2010::first international workshop on the urban internet of things
"The goal of this workshop is to gather original and inspiring contributions from technology experts, researchers in academia and industry, designers, urban planners, and architects interested in sharing their knowledge, experiences, and best practices for building smarter cities."
internet  urban  iot  ubiquitouscomputing  japan  tokyo 
december 2010 by dunc
China to Launch National Internet of Things Plan
"It started on Aug. 7, when Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao made a speech in the city of Wuxi calling for the rapid development of Internet of Things technologies." the China plan
iot  iotexpertgroup  china  internet  policy 
december 2010 by dunc
cityofsound: Why Lost is genuinely new media
"On the form itself, Lost episodes are famously laden with arcana to pore over, deconstruct and even construct in the first place, such is the collective-imagination-run-wild of the show's fans. For instance, this site which supplies transcripts of the eery 'whispers'; character names are opportunities for anagrams ('Ethan Rom' = 'Other Man'); there are numbers, codes everywhere; hieroglyphics; mystical allusions; references to philosophy (Locke, Rousseau); the constant casual appearance of literary works etc. The embedded puzzles involved will remind some of a certain age of the Masquerade phenomenon ..." thinking about the different ways we need to get our Foresight work out.
convergence  transmedia  tv  socialmedia  culture  internet  media  lost 
october 2010 by dunc
The Future of the Internet | Europa - Information Society
"Already today, 1.5 billion people use the Internet. In a few years, once the Internet has become genuinely mobile, over 4 billion users and billions more devices and objects will be connected anywhere and anytime. But before this can happen, the Internet must undergo important changes. Designed in the seventies, it is starting to face technical limitations which hamper its potential. Browse through our website: discover the opportunities and challenges facing the Internet, and Europe's leading role in shaping its future." the main EC future internet portal - should point to most of the FI activity in Europe.
internetofthings  iot  iotexpertgroup  future  internet  eu  research  futureinternet  convergence 
september 2010 by dunc
The Web Is Dead. Long Live the Internet | Magazine
"Over the past few years, one of the most important shifts in the digital world has been the move from the wide-open Web to semiclosed platforms that use the Internet for transport but not the browser for display. It’s driven primarily by the rise of the iPhone model of mobile computing, and it’s a world Google can’t crawl, one where HTML doesn’t rule." great diagram showing the traffic through different internet sources showing a peak in 2000 for web based (browser) internet activity - peak web
convergence  apps  internet  web  trends  wired  economics 
september 2010 by dunc
The Future of the Internet in Health Care: A Five-Year Forecast
via Francesca "Why is the use of the Internet in health care growing so quickly? How sustainable is that growth? What kinds of health-related applications will develop over the next five years? How will the Internet affect health care delivery and health outcomes? In all the excitement about the Internet, there inevitably will be unrealistic expectations about its impact on the health care industry. This forecast sorts through the current hype to give a realistic assessment of the pace and direction of change for the next five years."
convergence  health  internet 
january 2009 by dunc
YouTube - Johnny Lee: Wii Remote hacks
Two great items in this video - one, the way that online video has created a much broader channel for disseminating research results (imagine reading about this in a journal paper) and two, i must create the whiteboard at home... "Johnny Lee demos his amazing Wii Remote hacks, which transform the $40 game piece into a digital whiteboard, a touchscreen and a head-mounted 3-D viewer."
convergence  hacks  proams  tracking  internet  wii 
january 2009 by dunc
Video surveillance automated lighting and traffic control systems run on protocol
About 18,000 lights and thermostats distributed through the main stadium district in Olympic Park are controlled by 200 IPv6-enabled control nodes, Dong said. The IPv6-based system has intelligence to control the lights in a manner that reduces energy consumption.

Taxicabs that provide local transportation have been equipped with IPv6-based sensors. The sensors use wireless applications to transmit a taxi’s location and traffic conditions to a central control center, which can assess traffic congestion and re-route the vehicles accordingly. Some 15,000 taxis are participating in the program
sensei_fp7  monitoring  internet  china 
september 2008 by dunc
Internet Of Things
EC / EPoSS Expert Workshop "Beyond RFID - The Internet Of Things" On 11 and 12 February more than 80 distinguished experts from industry, academia and from public authorities gathered to discuss future trends and visions related to the Internet Of Things.
rfid  spimes  convergence  internet  sensei_fp7  iot 
june 2008 by dunc
European Future Internet Portal
The new web forum to support the European discussions on the Internet of the future is now available. Within FP7, the EU has over 60 projects addressing Future Internet issues. These projects represent a combined investment of over 400 million euros
internet  research  sensei_fp7  convergence  spimes  iot 
february 2008 by dunc

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