Post Tagged with: "Internet of Things"

Soon Your City Will Know Everything About You
Commentary Essays

Soon Your City Will Know Everything About You

This appeared as “Soon Your City Will Know Everything About You” on the Foreign Policy website June 7th 2016.   The world’s cities are collecting ever-increasing amounts of data. It’s time for mechanisms to prevent abuse.   They call it “the Internet of Things” — the rapidly growing network of […]

Video

Disruptive Innovation Festival

In this session at the Disruptive Innovation Festival, Phil Howard, author of “Pax Technica: How the Internet of Things May Set Us Free or Lock Us Up”, and Sophie Hackford from Wired Consulting, will debate the value of the IoT and the privacy concerns that arise. They will discuss how […]

Men and women standing side by side in private voting booths, filling out election ballot papers, rear view.
Commentary Essays / In The News / News Feature / Other Public Writing

Politico: The Internet of Things is poised to change democracy itself

This appeared as “Politics won’t know what hit it:  The Internet of Things is poised to change democracy itself” in Politico Magazine.   In the evolving conversation about the “Internet of Things” — the growth of networked everyday objects and the data they generate — analysts tend to focus on […]

Data Share:  How big is the IoT?
Data / Original Data

Data Share: How big is the IoT?

New information technologies have transformed world politics, and not always in good ways. Even trying to understand how technology connects us reveals the strengths and weaknesses of the internet we have built for ourselves. To understand what the internet is becoming, let’s start with some basic questions—how big is it […]