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The Internet of Things? Yes, but ONLY if it is OPEN and ORGANIC

The Internet of Things as advertised today has huge security issues. But they are likely the smallest of its problems.

Here's what a BIG gap between manufacturing and reality looks like

Here’s a report painting a VERY incomplete picture of “what a manufacturing skills gap of more than 2 million people will look like”.

Trade wars will boost digital manufacturing. But not at home

Last summer, professor J. Pearce argued that “Trade wars will boost digital manufacturing - at consumers’ own homes with personal 3D printers”. I hope that that 3D printing-enhanced boost happens, but I also believe, and hope, that it will not happen where prof. Pearce says.

THIS is the right way to build and buy computers

Have you ever had to replace a whole computer for NO real reason? Look at this project then.

IoT is the new plastic

Had you noticed that marketing for the Internet of Things is about seventy years old?

Women, you are not emancipated unless you buy Smart Appliances

And you all knew this SIXTY YEARS AGO, as this picture proves beyond any reasonable doubt: