Category: future

#iiwxx VRM in the “Developing World”

Sean Bohan’s inquiry into what (if any) value VRM has for people in the rest of the world. Issues include: Maslow Addressing needs Sustainability May not appeal to people who have basic sustainability established Public distribution of basic needs (water, cooking or heating oil) Subsidies do not empower customers Not vendors (gov, etc.) OLA = […]

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#iiwxx New Pothole PICOs

PICOs: persistent compute object, could have utilty beyond storage, can form relationships with other things/people around it. May have own URL/address, QR code, etc. Has attributes, can certify ownership. Mirror Worlds (don’t look at title page) – written before the web. Idea to create models of the world that help with decision making. Phil’s blog […]

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#iiwxx – Intimate Wearables Use Case

See paper here: http://hg.openid.net/heart/wiki/Post-MI_Implant_and_Rehab Session on Intimate Wearables: HEART – Post-miocardial infarction and rehab use case (real use case) Implantable cardioverter defib rhythm: fibrilation/shock, preamble, lead degradation follow-up, info goes to cloud trigger ← programmer (must be open source? Trust issues) Fitbit tracks activity, relay data, provides context, public health and research MD1 and MD2 […]

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VRM Update

Notes from VRM Day, just ahead of IIW XX (10th year, 20th meeting, April 2015). Quick round of introductions of people who hail from all parts of the world: Australia and Japan, all over Europe and the United States. Glad to see the long-timers, happy to meet new colleagues. I’m personally thrilled to see Doc […]

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