Design challenge: How can IoT support alternative ways of co-habiting?

internet of thingsBusiness IT DepartmentResearchdesignIrina Shklovski

June 6, 2019

Although more and more people are living together in new ways, many technologies are designed with individuals and traditional use patterns in mind. The research project VIRT-EU is now inviting designers and developers to come up with fresh ideas on how technology can take into account different needs within living spaces.

Irina Shklovski.

Are our gadgets spying on us?

internet of thingsBusiness IT DepartmentResearchprivacyethicsIrina Shklovski

December 14, 2018

More and more internet-connected gadgets find their way into our homes. In order to work, these products collect data about us. But where do these data end up, and can we trust that they are handled in a safe and ethical manner? Hear Associate Professor Irina Skhlovski talk about digital surveillance in this video.

IoT-udviklere kalder til dataetisk revolution

IoT developers call for a data ethics revolution

internet of thingsBusiness IT DepartmentResearchethicsIrina ShklovskiRachel Douglas-Jones

June 22, 2018

Across Europe, IoT developers are calling to end careless data security practices and ethically questionable WiFi-connected products, shows a new analysis by researchers from the IT University of Copenhagen. The researchers are currently developing the ethical guidelines and tools to help developers as they debate existing problems and design future technologies.