ThingsCon Report: State of Responsible IoT

The ThingsCon report The State of Responsible IoT is 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…

Mozilla’s Open IoT Studio: June 2017 Poster

Download our newsletter poster! Welcome! Mozilla’s Open IoT Studio welcomes you to read about our activities and insights from January – June, 2017. Together with partners and network members around the globe, we are researching, building and learning about what it means to strive for…

NetGain paper on society, philanthropy and the Internet of Things

This is an except from a paper I wrote with Mozilla’s Mark Surman about the Internet of Things, as part of the Netgain partnership with the foundations Ford, Knight, MacArthur, and Open Society. The Internet of Things (IoT) describes an emerging global network connecting everything…

Dumb Inside

Open the book to turn on the light. 
Bring temporary connectivity to everyday objects using simple circuits. Apply to other objects as desired. This project was borne from the question: can we bring simple internet connectivity to the “dumb” things we already have? And if…

Conductive Contracts

Complete the circuit by stamping it. Your contract will be digitally authorized using conductive ink, Indian stamp paper, and your thumbprint. This project considers whether paper contracts would benefit from digital features. Possible use cases include: verifying the signatures in the contract or notifying a…