Author: designswarm

100th #iotlondon

Tonight, I ran the 100th and my last London Internet of Things Meetup. I wrote about what I think we’ve achieved as a community back in May. It’s been such an honour to meet so many people and support them in a simple way in…

Know Cards

In 2014, Tina Aspiala and I designed a set of cards that lets you explore a wide range of electronics components commonly used in internet of things applications. You can buy them online.

Low Carbon Design Institute

We’re piloting a new kind of design education, one that doesn’t take the blank page as a starting point but climate change and its impact across our entire world. Read more about it on the website where you can apply to take part or get…

IDII

IDII unofficial archive

I attended the Interaction Design Institute Ivrea between 2004-2006 at which point the program was closed. As the official story of the institute has yet to be told in writing, I put together an online archive documenting the move from Ivrea to Milan and the…

IoT for climate change with Overlay

Since the start of the summer, I’ve been working a few days a month with Overlay, a startup incubated by ING Labs in the heart of London’s financial district. It’s been incredibly interesting and they are fantastic people which I didn’t expect from the financial…

ITA Awards finalist

ITA Awards Nominee

Tomorrow night, I’m very happy to attend the first ever ITA Awards ceremony organised by Inclusive Boards as I’ve been nominated for the ‘Tech Evangelist of the year’ award. It’s not exactly a title I’m completely comfortable with as I’m not a corporate evangelist, selling…