October Newsletter

My book on smart homes is out now! It’s not strictly about #iot but the history  of technology in the home space in the UK & US. In any case, I can guarantee it’ll be an entertaining short read. But’s it’s not all about me…


Making it!?  (12th Oct, Liverpool)

I’m co-organising this with Adrian McEwen and it should be a great half day of talks about ‘making’, ‘makers’ and success in 2018. More details.

Hackingley (26-28th Oct)

A hackathon focused on developing crowd experiences. Aimed at students, startups, SMEs, engineers. A €5000 prize with a European pilot and an acceleration round. Travel bursaries available! More details.

Securing IoT Conference (13th Nov)

Get 15% discount on tickets with the code: IOTLONDON More details.

IoT Build 2018 (13th – 14th Nov)

Organised for the third year by the Internet of Business. Talks, and case-study led programme. More details.



Matt Webb is posting jobs from #iot startups across the country. Check them out.



Joanna Montgmery of Pillow Talk has written about being an #iot founder.


That’s it for this month. Remember to check out our resources on and submit your event, crowdfunding campaign, or anything else you’d like to share with our 13K members! As always I’m grateful to for sponsoring the event food, drinks and logistics for the last 3 years and counting.

Have a great week and see you at the next meetup on the 30th with our new host R/GA!


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