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Wearables and OpenSouce at Girls Geek Dinner on Internet of Things in Brescia

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  1. 1. Wearables and Open Source Brescia 2014 @zoescope Milan’s Makerspace
  2. 2. Wearable Technology Clothing and accessories incorporating computer and advanced electronic technologies Sport and well-being Social networking Environmental data monitoring Fashion and communication Healthcare and Medical Aid
  3. 3. Open or closed? (HW&SW&Data)
  4. 4. Polarization Big Companies/Investments Closed (hw/sw/data) Opaque Competitive Personal Empowerment Power/Market oriented Individuals/Collectives Open (hw/sw/data) Transparent Collaborative Collective Empowerment Problem Solving/ Exploration oriented
  5. 5. Power/Market oriented Big Companies/Investments Closed (hw/sw/data) Opaque Competitive Personal Empowerment Power/Market oriented - Wearable fitness trackers reached 8.3 million units worldwide in 2012 -Total shipments wearables are expected to reach 64.0 million units in 2017 - Forecasters say it will reach a market of $30/$50 billion by 2018
  6. 6. Power/Market oriented Personal Empowerment “The self is just our operation center, our consciousness, our moral compass. So, if we want to act more effectively in the world, we have to get to know ourselves better.” “Quantified Self” Movement funded by Wired Magazine editors Gary Wolf and Kevin Kelly
  7. 7. Power/Market oriented Hardware Software Data
  8. 8. Power/Market oriented Hardware Software Data PC Mobile E-Reader Google Amazon Facebook iTunes Behaviours
  9. 9. Why Data -The right product to the right person -The right ad in the right place for the right person - Insights for decision making as big data show trends
  10. 10. Why Data - 1 out of 10 job seekers between the ages of 16 and 34 have been rejected for a job because of something posted on their social network profiles - Banks and Creditors turn toTwitter, Facebook for social demographic and behavioral Data to create consumer profiles - Companies like IBM have tools to sense and prevent employees leaking sensible information through text analysis - Applications like Peak allow micromanaging become microsurveillance Timesheet that fills itself out automatically as it hooks up into cloud-based productivity applications like Github, Google Apps, and Dropbox, tracks people activities, reports back to the boss in humanoid language and without any input from the workers.
  11. 11. Power/Market oriented Hardware Software Data Bracelets Watches Glasses Google Nike Fitbit Behaviours + Bio + Environment Wearables
  12. 12. Why (bio) Data February 2013 -Tesco’s staff members wear electronic armbands to optimize logistics activities, and being monitored on their efficiency and work rates November 2013 - An undercover journalist at Amazon revealed conditions of workers at warehouse holding handsets monitoring timing and efficiency Will insurances provide a health plan only if you wear a Fitbit? Data Mining CEO Says He Pays For Burgers With CashTo Avoid Junk Food Purchases BeingTracked
  13. 13. Empowerment happens when (marginalised) individual and collective can acquire skills and gain opportunities to develop knowledge, self-sufficiency, and achieve inclusion in decision-making processes. DIY, Open Source and Empowerment
  14. 14. The rise of DIY/DIT and the makers scene
  15. 15. Communities CoderDesignerMaker META Products Licenses Flexibility AccessibilityExploration Prosumer FACILITIES Local Hub Makerspace FabLab SERVICES E-comm 3D printingLasercut Textile Print Prosumer ENABLERS Kits Platforms Machines& Components Prosumer PassionReputation Need
  16. 16. Open Source Hardware
  17. 17. Arduino Microcontroller for interactive projects
  18. 18. Open Source Jacquard Loom
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  20. 20. 2013
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  22. 22. Solar Fiber Creating a flexible photovoltaic fiber
  23. 23. Shared knowledge
  24. 24. Bottom Up Solutions bring collective empowerment
  25. 25. 2012 Funds from this kickstarter campaign will go towards the production of the limited version of this geiger counter -which will basically be parts since a full production run is already in the works. Additional fund will be used towards continuing safecast efforts and data collection. Andrew (bunnie) Huang
  26. 26. One of the great utilities of the Safecast project is the ability to collect and analyze environmental data on an unprecedented scale. As Safecast passes the two year mark with collecting radiation data in Japan it is now possible to begin to look back over the changes in radioactivity across different parts of the country and see where this may all be heading.
  27. 27. DIY Wearables and Collective Empowerment Open Hardware Open Software Open Data Tools Wearables Sensors Platform Behaviours + Bio + Environment What if...
  28. 28. Keep an eye on
  29. 29. A radio made of fabric
  30. 30. A costume & instrument for sound performances
  31. 31. Signal Jammer Pants
  32. 32. BUI coat react to movement
  33. 33. FABRICATION Digital Manufacturing 3D Printing Prototyping TEXTILE Open Design Smart textiles Wearables Open Hardware ELECTRONIC Internet of Things Arduino ZOE ROMANO twitter: @zoescope @wemakecc
  34. 34. Thank YOU!