links for 2008-04-30

Twitter / andy_house data feed from house automation system to twitter – good example of using other peoples notification systems to get your data “out there” – i think there is a how to in Make Feb 2008 (tags: twitter sensei pwte energy) Nanotechnology – Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies – April 2005 helping ensure that […]

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links for 2008-04-27

Nokia remade – Raphael Grignani – Thoughts We drew on a simple insight that in the not too distant future humanity will have extracted and worked much of the valuable minerals once buried in planet Earth. We will be compelled to reuse and celebrate what is essentially “above ground”. (tags: convergence craft sustainability recycling waste)

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links for 2008-04-25

Land Securities energy management Reducing energy usage, an office case study by Dave Farebrother FEI Environmental Director – pdf of slides from energy institute presentation. A case study from an office in London, UK (tags: seewatt energy pwte bop) BuilConn Buildings 2.0 a grand vision of the future of internet-centric buildings. Following two years of […]

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links for 2008-04-23

Nuage Vert – Home Reading local energy consumption on the cloud. The kW values shows the actual level on consumption in Ruoholahti & Lauttasaari. The % value shows the percentage of 41,000kW, which is the estimated peak consumption for the last week of February 2008. (tags: energy visualization monitoring sensei seewatt) UNdata The United Nations […]

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links for 2008-04-19

3rd Summer School on Applications of Wireless Sensor Networks senZations’08 summer school will be held in Serbia this summer.The school will be supported by the EU funded FP7 Prosense project (tags: sensei wsn) 3rd European Conference on Smart Sensing and Context – EuroSSC 2008 Oct 29-31, 2008 in Zurich, Switzerland. Techniques, algorithms, architectures, protocols, and […]

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links for 2008-04-17

visualising future telecoms a collection of links to telco futures via Olivier in Sensei project. Interesting movie from Nokia on nantechnology from their Cambridge Labs – aim is to tell the rest of Nokia and the outside world what their R&D labs are doing (tags: sensei nanotech convergence telecoms)

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H3 Interactive Lighting workshop

We have been working with Tinker.it here in London in organising a few workshops around Arduino. The first is on Interactive Lighting and will involve a mix of presentations on current state of the art and building some simple protoypes. Guest talks include our own Francesco Anselmo, Massimo Banzi from Tinker.it and Daniel Hirschmann from […]

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links for 2008-04-11

ZigBee Wireless Energy Management Solution reduces energy bill by 37% in first year Swedish industrial company decided to outsource the energy management to a specialist firm, setting the straightforward goals: “Room temperature should be adjusted to a suitable and verified living climate, and what is not needed should be shut off.” (tags: energy wsn sensei)

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links for 2008-04-03

Home – Doing Business – The World Bank Group The Doing Business project… provides objective measures of business regulations and their enforcement across 178 countries and selected cities at the subnational and regional level. (via Alice Clarke) (tags: business statistics data)

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links for 2008-04-02

UK monthly and weekly degree day figures The calculation requires daily measurements of maximum and minimum outside air temperatures and a ‘base temperature’ Tbase, nominated by the user as an estimate of the outside air temperature at which no artificial heating (or cooling) is required. (tags: environment degreedays temperature energy seewatt)

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links for 2008-04-01

Virtual Water – a double-sided poster visualizing the water footprint of products and nations *The virtual-water content of a product (a commodity, good or service) is the volume of freshwater used to produce the product, measured at the place where the product was actually produced* – useful for other representations of water usage (tags: visualization […]

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