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Seven IoT Wonders of the World

#IoT for Good, Guest Contributor, Rundown, Thought Leaders

Fifty percent of the world’s population currently live in cities and this percentage will continue to grow, increasing demand for urban life to be a liveable one. Urban growth is a large contributing factor to climate change. The building sector alone…

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Save the Climate – One App at a Time

#IoT for Good, Guest Contributor

I came across Klimaträtt, a smart phone app for reducing carbon footprints.  And I was lucky enough to chat with Anna Rehnberg, the project manager for Klimaträtt at Uppsalahem, a public housing company in the city of Uppsala.  These are Anna’s…

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A Sustainable EU: 5 Years into Europe 2020

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Europe 2020 is a ten-year plan proposed by the European Commission (EC) to achieve a cornucopia of improvements in the everyday life of European Union (EU) citizens.  As the EC says, it’s aim is for “the EU to become a smart,…

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Are Jobs Coming or Going in the Digital Age?

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The digital revolution is and will be changing the job market as well as how we look at wage labor. As more and more routine tasks become automatized, half of all jobs will be gone in 20 years., according to the Swedish…

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Fall Fashion: What Are You Going to Wear?

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Fall Fashion is on the way and your calendar is full of events like weddings, autumn cocktails and birthday parties to look forward to. Only one minor problem left – what are you going to wear? Shopping new outfits for each season and…

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IoT: Defining Circular Economies

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As global resources lessen and waste products multiply, humanity must find a way to curtail both trends. If you haven’t heard of the term ’Circular Economy,’ you almost certainly will soon – but chances are you already have some idea of…