This talk was given at a TEDx event by Bram Bonné, a PhD student in computer science at the Expertise Centre for Digital Media at Hasselt University, where he specializes in computer security and privacy. During his PhD, he developed an interest in privacy-sensitive information leaking from smartphones and laptops. At TEDxGhent 2014, he will scare you by showing the information that is available to anyone willing to listen. But don’t worry, he will also explain what you can do to prevent privacy-sensitive information from leaking.
Since its dramatic appearance at the hyped Apple event Tuesday, Apple Watch has been the topic of countless articles. Its looks, technology, uses and features have been discussed, dissected, dissed and praised in equal measures.
And Kudos to Apple! As usual, they have launched a product that has immense potential. From Apple fanboys to fashionistas, the watch has got them talking.
What is fascinating about the Watch? Here is why people will love it.
The Watch, the look:
Any wearable, to be successful has to appeal aesthetically. And the Apple Watch has it pat down. Available in three different varieties ? Apple Watch, Apple Watch Sport, and the Apple Edition watch, each has features designed to appeal to the individual personality of the user. The Edition watches have a case crafted from 18-karat gold with a display that is protected by polished sapphire crystal. The Sport collection cases are made…
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The IT industry creates new buzzwords every few years and this year everyone is talking about Internet of Things and Internet of Everything.
But what really is the true definition of IoT and what are its constituents? How should businesses prepare?
There are several definitions. But IoT or IoE is really about networks, devices, people and processes – and how these are all getting interconnected. The enabling technologies are mobility, cloud computing, big data analytics and social – a collective term for this is SMAC.
For IoT to be widely accepted and implemented, there are 2 or 3 things that need to happen:
- Businesses need to become IoT ready by upgrading its infrastructure, re-engineering processes and business models, and infusing an IoT culture in the organization.
- We need to have widely accepted industry standards, compliance, frameworks and protocols, through strong consortiums.
- Businesses need to be crystal clear about what they…
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