A movement to green the web

This week the wonderful Climate Action Tech kicks off its #LetsGreentheWeb campaign. It invites people to measure the carbon emissions of websites using Wholegrain Digital’s Website Carbon Calculator and share the results online from February 15 – 19, 2021. This is a jumping off point…

Thomas Wright's An Original Theory or New Hypothesis of the Universe (1750)

Tech as a temporary force multiplier

Cross-posting from a recent Twitter thread: In 2016, I started talking about IoT as an amplifier and multiplier of harms. At the time, focusing on connected devices seemed wise. The capabilities and ubiquity of smart devices was growing. Amazon Echo, for example, was just rolling…

ThingsCon Stories

ThingsCon Stories: Greening the Web

ThingsCon is publishing its wonderful annual State of Responsible IoT (RIOT Report) shortly. As part of the publication, ThingsCon is sitting down with contributors from the report and talking about the issues they wrote about. Check out my episode about greening the web. More episodes…