The Thing with Things – Dilemmas. A Talk about The IoT Design Manifesto

Talk by Marcel Schouwenaar, The Incredible Machine

The internet of things is going to happen. Thanks to Moore’s Law, the price of having connectivity and sensors are dropping to the marginal cost level.

Just because we can connect something, doesn’t mean we should connect it. Connected fridges have a long way to go to be useful. If money is flowing towards sock-matching technology, then it is going the wrong way.

There is no cloud. It’s just your stuff on someone else’s computer.

We need a manifesto: the IoT Design Manifesto. We need guidelines for responsible design in a connected world.

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