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We ain’t seen nothing yet - Making sense of a massively connected world

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December 12, 2013

We ain’t seen nothing yet - Making sense of a massively connected world

Keynote at the bdigital IoT Forum in Barcelona, Spain

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December 12, 2013
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  1. We ain’t seen nothing yet. Making sense of a massively

    connected world.
  2. Everybody knows Moore’s Law in this room

  3. 1.5 GFLOPS

  4. 1.5 GFLOPS

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  6. Some know of Koomey’s Law in this room

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  10. Many know Metcalfe’s Law “Network Effects, ” really

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  13. Known as the three laws that drive the Internet of

    Things.
  14. Moore gives us viability Koomey gives us feasibility Metcalfe gives

    us an incentive
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  22. But here’s another three “laws”

  23. Steward Brand’s “Shearing Layers” You might know them as OSI

    model
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  26. “technological progress that increases the efficiency with which a resource

    is used tends to increase (rather than decrease) the rate of consumption of that resource.” Jevons’ Paradox
  27. “The cheaper it is to consume » just one more

    « the more we will use it.” Jevons’ Paradox
  28. Shirky’s Law of “Mundane Technology”

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

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

    boring.” — Clay Shirky Anything, really…
  31. “The WWW project was started to allow high energy physicists

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

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  34. The ‘Heretics Three Laws’ of the Internet of Things

  35. Differential rate of Change Increased resource consumption Backgrounding of Technology

  36. “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.”
  37. ”Users could manage their deployment.”

  38. “Boil your kettle with your smart phone, anywhere in your

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

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

    this nugget.
  44. My first job at Uni

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

  46. “I have no idea how much I use…”

  47. About at the same time…

  48. Web2.0 Prosumer User Generated Content

  49. “Prosumer?”

  50. Not exactly what the consultants meant…

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

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

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

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

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  60. We thought this is the Golden Age…

  61. “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
  62. “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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  64. It mustn’t be this way…

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  70. “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
  71. “Sculpting with Data” — Boris Anthony

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  73. We need to rethink our products from the ground up.

  74. In short, to create a better document access system.

  75. Other assorted issues

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  82. Questions?

  83. Martin Spindler ! Strategy Consultant Internet of Things | Smart

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

    Energy ! http://martinspindler.net hello@martinspindler.net twitter.com/mjays ! ! Co-Founder & Director Internet of People Limited http://internetofpeople.eu