Category: Internet of things

Turncoats: Nuclear Homes Arguments

I’m speaking at tonight’s Turncoats an evening of architecture debates. I’ve been asked to talk about the nuclear home so here are my five minutes for and five against. For: The nuclear home helps people develop a variety of skills like picking things up when…

Better reading

It’s incredibly hard to read Dominic Cummings’ blog post without wondering what his everyday life must be about. What he reads, who he hangs out with, who he goes surfing/golfing with will help create a world view where Peter Thiel is a reference and machine…

What I think about voice

Some thoughts on all this voice malarky. I mean, Google Duplex. Because apparently it’s the future of the smart home, and seeing as I’m writing a damn book about the topic here we go. (PS: pre-order the book for much much more). I think this’ll…

Intelligent for what?

Apologies to Drake for inelegantly stealing his line but I’m in Canada this week, speaking at the iX Symposium at the Société des Arts Technologiques and I’ve become very interested in the concepts of artificial intelligence and how mainstream the expression has become. The world of the…

Royal Academy favorites

Sometimes it’s important to litter the internet with pointless lists of things you like. Because I’m getting a little tired of Instagram & ‘photo-sharing’ websites. They feel very gamified without being personal and there’s no links to anything outside them. Noone knows how to use…

Digital (&/or) Health

(Jotting down quick thoughts as I finish a day of a workshop on digital health at Wintec where I’ve spent the week as part of a 2 week speaking tour of New Zealand. ) So many challenges in the healthcare sector have nothing whatsoever to…

The why of the internet of things

(Writeup of a talk given at the IOT Summit in Dublin on June 22nd 2017 instead of slides) Good morning, Thank you for inviting me to share my perspectives on the internet of things. I wanted to talk about the why of the internet of…

Designers of what, when and why?

Net contributors from Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino I’m taking part in this one day event hosted by Domus Academy and they asked me to think about these questions for a video they are filming. I thought I’d document my (longer) responses here. 1. Concerning the what of…