I did this interview with WOBI Magazine – World of Business Ideas – for their latest issue and will be speaking at WOBI on Innovation event May 13th and 14th 2015.Continue Reading... Comments Off
I talked to Heidi Legg from TheEditorial.com and we chatted about Enchanted Objects, liberal arts, the next connected thing and the everyday stress most people know of.Continue Reading... Comments Off
Connected Things 2015 starts tomorrow at the MIT Media Lab. In conjunction with all of the razzel dazzle I did this interview with Randall Cronk for his Thought Leader podcast. Listen to the podcast here. “The reasons companies need to be highly capitalized are for distribution, marketing and manufacturing. …you can go from a concept to a ‘works like’ and a ‘looks […]Continue Reading... Comments Off
I’m often asked, What will drive the adoption of the Internet of Things? My answer is three very different industries with three different motivations: 1) Self-funding business models driven by behavioral change Enchanted objects make data-gathering passive and data-display pervasive. This tends to either accelerate consumption behavior, as in pills or content, or reduce care […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
Reprinted from hbr.org David Rose is CEO of Ditto, an image-recognition service for brands. He’s also a visiting scientist at the MIT Media Lab and [former] CEO of Vitality, the maker of the first internet-connected medication packaging (GlowCap). He’s also the author of Enchanted Objects: Design, Human Desire, and the Internet of Things. I called […]Continue Reading... Comments Off
Reprinted from radar.oreilly.com I recently sat down with David Rose, entrepreneur, instructor, and researcher at MIT Media Lab, and author of Enchanted Objects. Rose refers to everyday objects with embedded sensors and cloud connectivity as “enchanted objects.” These objects tap into one of our basic desires, which Rose identifies as omniscience, telepathy, safekeeping, immortality, teleportation, expression. […]Continue Reading... Comments Off
My brother-in-law, Ed, is a firefighter in Manhattan and a lieutenant in the NYPD. He’s a gem of a guy who puts himself and the crew he leads in harm’s way to save lives everyday. He told me recently that when he needs eyes-in-the-sky over a fire, “the chief has to drive to the ass-end […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Yesterday I was on the Daily Show to discuss Enchanted Objects. My wife and have watched and loved the show forever, so meeting Jon Stewart is little like meeting Santa Claus. The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive Watch the extended interview here.Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
“Today, I’m going to try to convince you that these black slabs, which are doing so well for Google, may not be the future of how we interact with the internet in five or ten years.”Continue Reading... Comments Off