Monthly Archives: July 2011

Some implications of networked sensing for privacy in public space: Toward a taxonomy of public objects

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The following article presents some structured thinking about potential threats to privacy presented by networked objects operating in public space, developed for the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada. I want to make it clear that in all of … Continue reading

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Week 29: “Talk To Me” edition

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An epochal week in the studio, in quite a few ways. Firstly, please congratulate our Mayo Nissen on the approval of his H1B visa, which, as you can well imagine, comes as quite a relief to all concerned. He’ll formally … Continue reading

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Week 28: Introducing Urbanflow

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Big, big doings this time around: Today we announce Urbanflow Helsinki, the first fruit of our collaboration with Helsinki-based design practice Nordkapp. You can see Nordkapp’s video explaining the project here. Urbanflow is the “operating system for cities” you will … Continue reading

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Week 27: Scattered, and rolling

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This weeknote is brought to you from Europe, where the week starts on Monday — so it’s just about on time, at least in some combinations of cultures and timezones. We’ve been a bit all over the place this past … Continue reading

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Weeks 25-26: We have ignition

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…And that brings us to a full six months, half a year in the life of this thing we’re trying to build together. It’s a little premature for any kind of formal report, but I can tell you that the … Continue reading

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