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The Trustable Technology Mark is wrapping up, Trustable Technology lives on

We’ll be wrapping up the Trustable Technology Mark prototype. We want to use this opportunity to reflect, share what we learned, and look ahead to new opportunities around Trustable Technology. Note: This is cross-posted from the Trustable Technology site. What’s happening? After about two years, we’ll be wrapping up the Trustable Technology Mark: This prototype […]

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Announcing: The State of Responsible IoT 2020 — Good Things

We’re planning to release our annual report The State of Responsible IoT (RIOT for short) in the last quarter of 2020. For this publication, we’re opening a call for contributions. If your organization would like to support this publication financially, please get in touch (riot@thingscon.org). The theme: Good Things By connecting products to the internet […]

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ThingsCon Salon Colorado: Energy, Environment and IoT

On 19 November 2019, ThingsCon Salon Colorado is going into round 2: Energy, Environment and the Internet of Things Details: Time: November 19, 2019 – 6:00 – 8:00 pm Location: CSU Energy Institute – Powerhouse Campus – Room 104 Event host: Donald Dulchinos & the CSU Energy Institute, Powerhouse Campus Speakers: Brad Davids (Google Nest): […]

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ThingsCon Salon Denver, CO: The Future of IoT

The Information Science and Technology Center (ISTeC) at Colorado State University held the first ThingsCon Salon – Colorado on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. Below, we share the team’s write-up of the first ThingsCon event in Colorado. ThingsCon Colorado Salon #1 At our inaugural ThingsCon Colorado Salon, held in Denver and hosted by partner Colorado State […]

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Salon Berlin: Public Interest Tech

At the ThingsCon Salon in Berlin on 5 September, our speakers Katharina Meyer and Kasia Odrozek explored the burgeoning field of Public Interest Technology. Public Interest Technology “We need technologists who work in the public interest,” security researcher Bruce Schneier famously said. And we couldn’t agree more. But while the notion of public interest technology […]

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ThingsCon Salon Berlin: Presentations

Our ThingsCon Salon Berlin for May is a wrap. Below, you’ll find the presentations by Ester Fritsch, Dr. Isabel Ordoñez and Chris Adams. The topics covered range from IoT design ethics to sustainability, circular economy, and green energy for digital services. Enjoy! A big thank you to our speakers as well as Mozilla Berlin for […]

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Salon Berlin: Ethics and the Life Cycles of IoT

Join us for a ThingsCon Salon in Berlin on May 6th to explore two of the more tricky aspects of IoT: The ethics of how to make better products, and the lifecycle of these electronic products. Together with three experts in their fields we’ll tackle two of the more tricky aspects of IoT: The ethics […]

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An Unconf with peers

You might have followed the journey of ThingsCon over the past five years: from a two-day conference on hardware entrepreneurship in 2014, to a series of community-driven events all over the globe, from a small group of friends in Berlin to a broad and global community of peers that work toward ethical and connected technologies. […]