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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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ThingsCon Salon ‘The Hague’

Responsible onboarding public digital ecosystems 24 September 15:00-17:00; Innovation Days Scheveningen Join us for the first ThingsCon Salon in The Hague, organized in close partnership with the Smart City Team of The Hague municipality. The theme is smart cities and the governance of digital public infrastructure. You can find more details below the live-stream and […]

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Follow up sessions Trust Toolkit

ThingsCon and EHVIOT announce further dates for the series of workshops Don’t Be Evil: Building Trustable and Responsible Technology Business August 27 a number of experts and practitioners joined the online collaborative workshop (designed in Miro) to kick-off a series of discussions around the frameworks and requirements for more acceptable technology, data, identity and privacy […]

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Session at NGI Policy Summit

We will host a session at the NGI Policy Summit that is held online 28 September, titled: Learning from ‘critical making’ – Good Things for the Next Generation Internet Join us to discuss the benefits of critical making in the process of policy making. The team of ThingsCon will share experiences from 7 years of […]

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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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Stay-at-Home TH/NGS Jam

ThingsCon is organising a ‘distributed makers jam’ on Friday 5th of June on the theme of physical connection in time of virtual gathering. We invite designers, makers, tinkerers of our community and beyond to join us for a this day of making, sharing and fun.

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IoTDay informal gathering – 9 April

9 April is IoT Day, an initiative started by Rob van Kranenburg years ago. Longtime ThingsCon partner Creating010, a research center part of Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences had planned to organize another edition of IoT Rotterdam and we planned to organize a masterclass on Responsible Design for IoT. The conference was canceled for the obvious reasons and […]

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ThingsCon Salon ‘Eindhoven’

We will be organising a ThingsCon Salon, partnering with Lorna Goulden of EHVIOTmeetup on 27 August. We will plan for a 2-hour online workshop in Miro to discuss trust in designing IoT under the title: “Don’t be Evil #Workshop; Building Trustable and Responsible Technology Business”. As the term “Surveillance Capitalism” established itself in 2019, we ask ourselves what will it […]