Rob van Kranenburg is the Founder of Council_IoT and iotday.org. He is in the list of 2022’s top IoT influencers. He wrote The Internet of Things, a critique of ambient technology and the all-seeing network of RFID. Together with Christian Nold he published Situated Technologies Pamphlets 8. Rob is co-editor of Enabling Things to Talk Designing IoT solutions with the IoT Architectural Reference Model, Springer Open Access.
Tolkien called it The Talkative Planet
In this presentation I will sketch the history of what is called IoT, its present state and its future along three axes: identity, Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT) and interaction design.