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The Internet of Things

The Internet of Things has been hailed as the biggest technological revolution of our era, with the power to transform our day to day lives, agriculture, industry and maybe even turn the economy on its head. But what does it actually mean? How will it affect our lives? Are there any potential dangers? And could the IoT help us live more sustainably?

Blockchain: A Digital System For Real World Sustainability

It's been called "one of the most important scientific achievements of the last 100 years" and "the distributed trust network that the Internet always needed and never had." So, what exactly is blockchain technology and how does it work?

Rent, Swap and Share Your Stuff Securely With Slock.it

Ownership is so last century. The new startup Slock.it wants to make it easier for people to share their assets in a direct, autonomous and secure way - by integrating blockchain into the sharing economy.

Meet Olli: the Electric Self-Driving Minibus That Talks to Passengers

E-mobility has never been so cool. A new self-driving minibus has been doing the rounds, and is set to conquer the hearts of passengers and smart-transport enthusiasts the world over.

Bugging Bogotá: How The Internet Of Things Is Helping Ease Traffic Jams in South America

You've probably heard of the Internet of Things - the way in which physical objects, interconnected through a digital network can receive and exchange data - even if you're not quite sure how it works. A new urban mobility programme rolled out in this year in Bogotá is a perfect example of the power of this kind of technology - even if its implementation remains controversial.

The Power of Text: Mobile Phones Bring Solar Energy to Rural Kenya

A Kenyan business is using the power of mobile phones and making the most of the country’s abundance of sunshine to bring affordable solar electricity access to rural communities.

Connected to the Internet of Things? Leap Into the Next Phase!

Berlin-based hardware accelerator AtomLeap is calling on all young European entrepreneurs and startups from the fields of sensory technology and the Internet of Things to apply to take part in its upcoming Collider Camp.