SR Podcast 002: Making the Internet of Things Work With Rob van Kranenburg

By 2nd February 2016 Big Data, Internet of Things

“Something big – and more than a little disruptive – is happening at the intersection of software and hardware. And we’re right in the middle of it” – Tim O’Reilly

In this second episode of the SR Podcast, I speak with Rob van Kranenburg about his experience and perspective on the development of the Internet of Things. This is a fascinating, wide ranging discussion in which Rob talks about everything from the very beginnings of the IoT to its potential, exciting future.

In This Episode, You Will Learn:

  • Large scale monitoring by companies and governments is a good thing
  • The European Union should build its own IoT platform
  • IoT will usher in new notions of normality and power
  • Companies have to be helped into a world where there is one giant network in order to succeed
  • The disruption that came with smartphones and computers will come to all devices and objects

Items Mentioned in This Episode Include:

Internet of Things Council

Internet of Things China

The Internet of People for a Post-Oil World

The Internet of Things eBook

Bricolabs

IERC European Research Cluster on the Internet of Things

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