Internet of Things Articles

Baidu’s Self-Driving Car Takes On Beijing Traffic

Baidu, China’s leading search company announced it is developing a self-driving car with BMW, MIT Technology Review reported earlier this month. Baidu is working on an automated car designed to cope with the traffic chaos in Beijing. The Chinese company is one of only a few to

Z-Machines – Robot Music Band

Today I spoke at La Digital Tech Conference in Rennes, France on The Future of Connected Music. In included two videos of the one of my favourite robot bands, called Z-Machines. As the audience seemed to like this so much, I decided to post the

The future of work – interview with Rudy de Waele (video)

Learn about the new trends on the Future of Work and HR in this 11 minute interview with The Futures Agency‘s partner Rudy de Waele and Worklife Hub at HRM Expo in Cologne in September 2015. “The new ROI is happiness. People management is no longer about efficiency,

Shift 2020 Brain Food Newsletter (Rudy de Waele)

On request of our CEO, Gerd Leonhard, here’s an excerpt from (yours truly) Rudy de Waele‘s shift 2020 Brain Food newsletter, a must read regular newsletter on the digital transformation topics changing our world in business and society. Rudy’s website can be found at He

What exactly is the Internet of Things? #IoT

One of the best resources on the Internet of Things can be found on The website includes lots of information on the subject: articles, books, websites, media, organisations, events, and IoT Stack and an IoT Toolkit. Check out this excellent infographic below by postscapes and

Bots are taking over Apps

Great insight by Beerud Sheth on TechCrunch in the “Forget Apps, Now The Bots Take Over” post: “Messaging apps are becoming the new platform, subsuming the role played by the mobile operating system. This is similar to the trend in the mid ‘90s, when the browser replaced the