Internet of Things
Swarms of Sensor-Wearing Bees Could Monitor Crops Better Than Drones
Bumblebees carrying electronic sensor backpacks could monitor crops like agricultural drones.
People Who Buy Smart Speakers Have Given Up on Privacy, Researchers Find
Smart speakers raise a number of privacy questions, which owners are choosing to just shrug off.
California Is Making It Illegal for Devices to Have Shitty Default Passwords
The law only applies to passwords that come pre-programmed into devices, but it’s still a step in the right direction.
I Know I Sound Crazy But Please Cover Up Your Computer's Webcam
Just do it, okay?
Jeremy Rifkin on the Third Industrial Revolution
The social and economic theorist talks about how the Internet of Things will revolutionize our world.
How Scared Should I Be?
How Scared Should I Be of the Internet of Things?
Will the robot uprising start in our kitchens?
Surrender to a Digital Archive of Physical Junk
From candy wrappers to ancient artifacts, Thngs is a place for preserving the data of stuff.
App-Blocking Shoes to Disconnect You From the Digital World
As a remedy to the ever-connected Internet of Things, these "well-being wearables" let you have some digital time out.
John McAfee Is Selling a Master Key for Everything
Using Bluetooth low energy networking, EveryKey allows users to simultaneously unlock mobile devices, laptops, web applications and car doors.
Edit Reality by Virtually Controlling Physical Objects
A new app from the MIT Media Lab’s Fluid Interface’s group allows you to connect real objects to the virtual world.
Man vs. Smart House: A Cautionary Tale
It’s a battle of man and machine agency in 'Uninvited Guests,' a new short film by design lab Superflux.
Introducing: Soundwall, an Audiovisual Experience You Can Touch
Soundwall is an entirely new medium for artists that has to be seen—and heard—to be believed.