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But It’s My Home‽

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October 21, 2013

But It’s My Home‽

The Internet of Things, Home Automation and User Behaviour.
Guest lecture at the Aalto Media Factory, Helsinki

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October 21, 2013
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  1. But It’s My Home‽ Designing Connected Products

  2. I - Electricity

  3. My first job at Uni

  4. “Sure. Let me tell you all about electricity.”

  5. “I have no idea how much I use…”

  6. About at the same time…

  7. Web2.0 Prosumer User Generated Content

  8. “Prosumer?”

  9. Not exactly what the consultants meant…

  10. “The Read-Write Web” — Tim O’Reilly

  11. “The Read-Write Grid” — Tom Raftery

  12. What happens if we think electricity with web principles?

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  14. “But how do I find out how much I use?”

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  19. We thought this is the Golden Age…

  20. “1 in 5 people don’t know what kWh (kilowatt hour)

    stands for—some thought it was a make of Japanese car, a type of heavy goods vehicle or even a boy band.” — E.On UK survey
  21. “Most consumers interact with their [energy] provider an average of

    just nine minutes per year. These interactions are generally neutral or negative—typically pertaining to billing, credit or supply issues.” — Daniel Yates, OPower
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  23. II - What Network?

  24. 1.5 GFLOPS

  25. 1.5 GFLOPS

  26. “The WWW project was started to allow high energy physicists

    to share data, news, and documentation.”
  27. In short, to create a better document access system.

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  33. X10 Powerhouse for C64, 1986 Thanks to @clurr for finding

    this nugget.
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  36. “Communications tools don't get socially interesting until they get technologically

    boring.” — Clay Shirky
  37. “Communications tools don't get socially interesting until they get technologically

    boring.” — Clay Shirky Anything, really…
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  39. “Boil your kettle with your smart phone, anywhere in your

    home.”
  40. courtesy of fuckyeahinternetfridge.tumblr.com

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  42. “I sort of regard the network as being like the

    next generation of electricity: it will end up hitting all products sooner or later. But we won’t really think about them as being “networked products,” in the way we don’t think about things as ‘electrical products.‘” — Matt Webb, BERG
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  44. III - Forget Platforms

  45. (this is me, starting to rant)

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  49. “We'd like to think of your entire home as an

    accessory, or better yet as a network of accessories, and think of Android as the operating system for your home.”
  50. ”Users could manage their deployment.”

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  52. Everybody is building platforms, in the expectation that once they’re

    there, developers and designers will build for it.
  53. A platform is only that if it is used.

  54. IV - So?

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  58. “Sculpting with Data” — Boris Anthony

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  62. “Communications tools don't get socially interesting until they get technologically

    boring.” — Clay Shirky
  63. V - Other assorted issues

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  68. Questions?

  69. Martin Spindler ! Co-Founder & Managing Director Internet of People

    Limited http://internetofpeople.eu ! ! Strategy Consultant Internet of Things | Smart Energy ! http://martinspindler.net hello@martinspindler.net twitter.com/mjays
  70. Martin Spindler ! Co-Founder & Managing Director Internet of People

    Limited http://internetofpeople.eu ! ! Strategy Consultant Internet of Things | Smart Energy ! http://martinspindler.net hello@martinspindler.net twitter.com/mjays