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…

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…

Towards An Ethical Guide to Making the Internet of Things

The Unbox Caravan offered a space for us to reflect on the ethics of what we make. Many of us were interested in the Internet of Things as an emerging field where questions about privacy, security, openness and more will be teased out. For this…

The Environment and Web Literacy

Last week, Greenpeace’s Mobilization Lab and Volunteering Lab teamed up with Aspiration Tech to convene the first Open Campaigns Camp in Berlin’s betahaus. The aim of the #OCCBerlin was to gather practitioners of technology-enabled open campaigning to learn how to organize more effective campaigns by…