The Internet of
(Better) Things

Nick Moore
@mnemote

Panacea?

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Panopticon?

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not a
TECHNICAL
issue
CONTROL

On the one hand information wants to be expensive, because it's so valuable. The right information in the right place just changes your life.

On the other hand, information wants to be free, because the cost of getting it out is getting lower and lower all the time. So you have these two fighting against each other.

Stewart Brand, 1st Hackers Conference 1984

The State of the IoT

... a bit like mobile phones in the 1990s

... or motorcars in the 1920s

The State of the IoT

The Internet of Shit

The State of the IoT

1. If you're not the customer, you're the product.

2. End Of Life

arlogilbert.com

3. Internet Not Found

telegraph.co.uk

4. Cryptography

5. Awful Software

6. Update Cycle

Complaints → Requirements

  1. Internet Mediation Internet Independence
  2. Vendor Lockin Generic Interfaces
  3. SSL Simplified Cryptography
  4. C / Linux Easier development

Requirements → Potential Solutions

Questions / Comments

Nick Moore
Mnemote Pty Ltd

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