Weekly Update 2013-06-05

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going out wednesday!

IoT (internet of things) - Tonight, one night only!

Announcements this week:

  1. Shanghai Library - XinCheJian just launched an event in cooperation with the Shanghai Library (exit line 10.. shanghai library) projects are being displayed on the 3rd floor and will be rotated throughout the month - check it out daily.
  2. Doodlebot competition offering - buy now, 190rmb for the robot, order today to sachsenpower@gmail.com but you will be on the hook for the cash if you change your mind! read more here about the competition - http://letsmakerobots.com/node/37126
  3. It's time to buy stuff.. everything must go, ask about Mitch Altman kits to get started in electronics
  4. also don't forget to renew your membership, if you're not sure ask a staff member to check for you.

Summary for Wednesday/本周三开放日综述

  1. IoT - Rob van Kranenburg
  2. Dr. J. (Sjaak) Wolfert: SmartAgriFood
  3. David Li: Makers and IoT

Wednesday Presenters/本周演讲者介绍

Rob van Kranenburg wrote The Internet of Things. <a href="http://networkcultures.org/wpmu/portal/publications/network-notebooks/the-internet-of-things/" target="_blank">A critique of ambient technology and the all-seeing network of RFID</a>, Network Notebooks 02, Institute of Network Cultures. He is co-founder of <a href="http://bricolabs.net/" target="_blank">bricolabs</a> and the founder of Council. Together with Christian Nold he published Situated Technologies Pamphlets 8: <a href="http://www.situatedtechnologies.net/?q=node/108" target="_blank">The Internet of People for a Post-Oil World</a>.

Rob will be bringing other presenters with him from the IOT Conference/Exhibition: http://theinternetofthings.eu/internet-things-china-2013-conference-exhibition-shanghai-june-4-and-5 and some interesting talks and people to meet.

Upcoming Events/近期活动安排

  • TBA*