The Internet of Things isn’t just for Bluetooth toothbrushes, y’know • The Register

“In education technology one thing I’d love to see is … making sure every coding club in this country offers hardware as a topic,” said Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino, giving the opening talk at yesterday’s Thingmonk Internet of Things conference in London’s Old Street district.

On the final day of the three-day conference, located under an East London railway arch, which rumbled every 10 minutes as London Overground services rattled overhead, 80 people crammed themselves into the stifling space to hear what’s hot and what’s not in the Internet of Things (IoT).

Aside from the bizarre “particle internet button” (a polo shirt with a doughnut of LEDs sewn into it) which tracks Twitter sentiment and tells you the weather, there was plenty for the enterprise-focused IoT aficionado.

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Mike Rawson has recently re-awoken a long-standing interest in robots and our automated future. He lives in London with a single android - a temperamental vacuum cleaner - but is looking forward to getting more cyborgs soon.

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