Lift11: Vlad Trifa, what about a web of things? [en]

[fr] Notes de la conférence Lift11 à Genève.

Live and India-lagged notes from the Lift11 Conference in Geneva. Might contain errors and personal opinions. Use the comments if you spot nasty errors.

Internet of things is a scam. Utopy.

Academia not interested by standards. Industry, yes, to control the web of things.

Example: protocols that are all over the place but we have never heard of.

One protocol to bind them all: http:// — the web.

Physical web, social, semantic, programmable, real-time… all those webs.

“Once upon a time, programming was reserved to the highest class of our society: geeks”

Now we’re all hackers.

Would be nice to be able to use the iPhone as a universal remote, rather than the obscur remote handed to you in a hotel in Tokyo?


Do we really need all these phone-specific apps when we can have web apps?

LIVE Singapore! *steph-note: tune-out, sorry*

Emergency services.

Drinking water management (a lot of it lost in transit). Monitoring stuff in real-time so they can react very quickly.

Real-time logistics. epcis network.

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