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The Caves of Steel are coming, and this may be good. As long as...

There are now twice as many people as 50 years ago, and they are already concentrating into cities anyway. Therefore…

Therefore, they say, doing more of that, until we all live in Caves of Steel leaving the planet “empty” could be the best thing we may ever do. Maybe, but only if it happens in the right way

The Internet of Things Is Coming. Inside Us. But not like you think.

John Vidal says that the plastics crisis is more urgent than you know, because plastic is “in our food, our clothes - and in us”. But it may be even worst than he says

A too often forgotten problem with the Internet of Things

There is a good article at Medium about “Ethical Electronics”, that is the need for a MUCH more environmentally responsible design of the Internet of Things (IoT). The most relevant parts, which say everything but one thing, are these:

Three ways in which IoT is NOT harming the environment

Did you know that connected devices are helping catch illegal poachers, save the bees, and more? Those appplications of the Internet of Things are explained in a great article… with a wrong title.

Please just REFUSE the Right to Repair the Wrong Things

A new lobbying group is fighting Right to Repair laws, in a way that proves that certain things should be AVOIDED at all costs, not repaired.

Are dumb smart homes also coming to India?

One month ago I visited Trivandrum. It was a wonderful experience, in which I learned, or found confirmations of, a lot of good things about India. I also noticed one thing that made me a bit sad, though.