The aspiring future of the internet of things

Technology brought us to where we are today. To where I am sitting and writing this article and to where you are reading it and connecting with the global sphere digitally. The Internet of things has also made our lives better with socializing us altogether and making us more aware of the advance of the physical along the digital world. There are many examples of success apart from the Internet. In the era of gamification, 3D printing, automatic vehicles, content recognition and many more aspects, we are certainly lucky living in so advanced world and its future – the Internet of things.

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By Ion Prodan. What is #IoT in its real meaning?

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Restoring Humanity to Leadership

With recovery underway in many advanced economies, money is surging back into leadership development after the down-years of the recession. In 2013, companies spent an estimated worldwide total of US$45.5 billion on education for leaders at all levels.

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There is no value in asking yourself “Am I a leader?” Instead, ask “Who am I leading? And where am I going?”By Bejamin Kessler.

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How can we avoid information overload?

To consider how being constantly connected through computers and mobile devices has encroached on our working lives, consider the experiment about the frog in a pan of boiling water.

A frog in a pan of cold water that is gently heated will not realise it’s boiling to death if the change is sufficiently gradual. In the same way, the web has affected our attention span and so our productivity – slowly but surely the heat of distraction has increased as decades of internet evolution has added email, websites, instant messaging, forums, social media and video.

Striving to manage technology better or wean ourselves off from distractions such as social media updates or emails can be very hard, if not virtually impossible for some. It requires serious willpower.

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Andy Tattersall says striving to manage technology better or wean ourselves off from distractions such as social media updates or emails can be very hard.

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Rechten en plichten voor robots

Rechten en plichten voor robots is een boek van IT journalist Henny van der Pluim. Een prettig geschreven boek waarin de auteur duidelijk blijk geeft van een grote IT kennis die hij op een voor iedereen begrijpelijke manier uitlegt. Het is toegankelijk geschreven, prettig leesbaar en voor iedereen begrijpelijk uitgelegd wat de mogelijkheden van IT zijn.

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Recensie geschreven door Bas van de Haterd. Waar het mij aan doet denken is #Asimov: de reeks Robotboeken en Foundation boeken. 50 jaar geleden is er dus al over nagedacht. 

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Why Real Leaders Don’t Care About Titles Or Formalities

Traditional leadership that relies on prominence (“look to me”), dominance (“listen to me”), and tribalizing (“follow me”) to get things done isn’t working anymore. Instead the best leaders are global change agents; they’re men and women who can act with or without formal positional authority to mobilize diverse factions to face reality, participate in interdependent problem solving, and contribute to innovative solutions with focus and speed.

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By Dean Williams. Crossing and busting boundaries.

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simple structures for complex problems

What is the optimal digital transformation technology for a networked organization? It is a suite of capabilities that foster an organizational culture that is constantly learning in order to understand and engage the complex environment in which it lives. Like the Internet, that enabled a digital transformation of society and business, these technologies must be based on a simple structure.

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It’s all about #leadership and #selfgovernance.By Harold Jarche

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Will Robots Replace Lawyers?

Today, lawyers are inundated with documents and data, and artificial intelligence is the best hope for managing and analyzing this information onslaught. In particular, machine learning, a subset of artificial intelligence that trains software to reproduce human decisions and make correct predictions on new, unseen data looks promising.

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By Ned Gannon. “there will be always be work for people who can synthesize information, think critically, and be flexible in how they act in different situations.” 

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