Naked Newsletter IV/2016 – UX for IoT

Naked Approach is a research project building the hyperconnected world with the sensor revolution. Hyperconnectedness and sensors will radically change the way we perceive, act, do business and interact in the world. Demos Helsinki has published two scenarios about the hyperconnected planet until the year 2040. Download the book for free here. Also, you can find the old Naked Newsletters from the Naked Approach website. The Naked Approach project is based on a strong vision of a “digital paradise” – a change from gadget­ centric to user centric, gadget free […]

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Inspiration: Post-voting society

Naked Approach is a research project building the hyperconnected world with the sensor revolution. Hyperconnectedness and sensors will radically change the way we perceive, act, do business and interact in the world. Demos Helsinki has published two scenarios about the hyperconnected planet until the year 2040. Download the book for free here. Inspiration: Post-voting society Algorithmic power is the new form of power which hides the actual decision-maker behind “the system”. There are several examples of this kind of use of power, for example this piece commenting Uber from a […]

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5 ways the internet of things will change your business

According to the report published by Cisco in 2008 the number of devices connected to the internet now exceeds the number of people in the world. The number of devices that are connected to the internet is rising. This growth is not only from computers and smartphones: with the help of sensors every physical item on this planet can be connected to the internet. This phenomenon is called the Internet of Things and it will change our society as much as the industrial revolution once did. The Internet of Things will revolutionize many industries. […]

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Speculating radical futures: a Post-voting society?

Imagine that government tracks your every move. Frankly, they can already do that, so this should not be an immense stretch of imagination. Then imagine that the establishment does the same for everyone you know. Does this wield an absolute power of those in control over the typical citizens? Not so fast. The answer is yes and no. Now imagine this all-knowing government (or company) noticing a new pattern in their big data sets. Perhaps the citizens have changed their bicycling habits and now take a shortcut over a busy […]

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