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Theme of 2021

Why a theme? We primarily want to put forward a yearly theme to set the tone, a general message we’re after. This theme can be pulled through various events and eventually set the scene for the yearly ThingsCon RIOT publication we will launch in December again. 2021: EVERY____ The COVID pandemic cut short what we once […]

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Revisit GoodThingsFest 2020

We look back at a successful annual gathering last December GoodThingsFest. For obvious reasons the event was online, but this allowed for experiments with formats, activities, and responsible conference technology (♥ Hochschule Darmstadt) while keeping the ThingsCon spirit. Judging by your feedback you very much enjoyed the experience. You can revisit the event through video’s, our annual RIOT Report (also available […]

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Welcome to the Board, Andrea Krajewski!

Here at ThingsCon e.V. — ThingsCon’s legal entity in Germany — we’re happy to announce a change to the board: Prof. Andrea Krajewski will join the board. Andrea has been an active part of the ThingsCon team for a long time and it feels like an organic next step to make her role more official. She’s […]

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Good Things Fest

7 – 11 December 2020 Mark you calendars! This year we’re moving the annual Thingscon conference online, and are excited to share the first details. Like many other communities this year, we’ve been pondering on what to do with the annual thingscon conference. Ever since the pandemic took off, it feels like we’ve been getting […]

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The Trustable Technology Mark is wrapping up, Trustable Technology lives on

We’ll be wrapping up the Trustable Technology Mark prototype. We want to use this opportunity to reflect, share what we learned, and look ahead to new opportunities around Trustable Technology. Note: This is cross-posted from the Trustable Technology site. What’s happening? After about two years, we’ll be wrapping up the Trustable Technology Mark: This prototype […]

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We stayed at home and jammed

Last month, makers from around Europe gathered online from their home studios for our Stay-at-home TH/NGs Jam. Together we explored new physical connections in times of virtual gathering through a day of making, sharing and fun. As is often the case at ThingsCon events, the day was just as much about people enjoying each other’s company […]

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Announcing: The State of Responsible IoT 2020 — Good Things

We’re planning to release our annual report The State of Responsible IoT (RIOT for short) in the last quarter of 2020. For this publication, we’re opening a call for contributions. If your organization would like to support this publication financially, please get in touch (riot@thingscon.org). The theme: Good Things By connecting products to the internet […]

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Looking back to ThingsCon 2019

Were you not able to attend our ThingsCon 2019 conference on 12 & 13 December and taste the atmosphere? Or do you want to (re)watch a talk and share it with others? Enjoy our talks playlist and extended photo collection. ThingsCon 2019 talks You can also watch all talks on our ThingsCon Youtube channel. ThingsCon […]

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Get your ThingsCon T-shirt!

We closed our digital store, but still have some shirts left. If you want one, send an email to pieter@thingscon.org

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Check out our complete program for 2019

ThingsCon 2019 is just 2 weeks away (12 & 13 December)! We are stoked with how our program is shaping up! The sessions and talks offer a diverse look on responsible IoT and promise to deliver inspiration and actionable knowledge! Thursday’s program has a new setup with four parallel unconference inspired tracks. Want to actively […]