Author Archives: Francesca Bria

About Francesca Bria

Researcher, expert on Innovation Policy and Management and Social Media. Francesca is now a PhD Researcher and Teaching Associate at Imperial College London. She's a member of the Internet of Things Council Europe.

SOPA Strike!

Imagine a World Without Free Knowledge…For over a decade, we have spent millions of hours building the Internet as we know it. Right now, the U.S. Congress is considering legislation that could fatally damage the free and open Internet. For … Continue reading

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European Innovation Summit

Last week I was in Brussels for the European Innovation Summit, attending a session on Future Internet and Smart Cities. The vision and frameworks provided in the report I wrote for the European Commission on “Cities and Regions as co-creation … Continue reading

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Open World Forum on Internet of Things

Council hosted two IoT sessions in Paris at OWF. I spoke at a panel on the Internet of Things & Open Data: New forms of Organisation and Governance. Important topics were discussed that advance the Open Source debate towards a … Continue reading

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Another City is possible

I have been invited at Picnic for a roundtable discussion organised by Council The Internet of Things . Council hosted a Special Lab City, Design & Play on how to crowdfund the infrastructure in a full Internet of Things world

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Building a Federated Social Web

Last June I was invited for a round table discussion at the “d-cent” Federated Social Web Summit Europe 2011 in Berlin, co-organised by the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and by the EU FP7 PrimeLife project. Techies, researchers, activists, policy … Continue reading

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Act on Acta

I am publishing some information on this interesting and useful event organised by the Green Party and activists groups on digital freedom and access to knowledge on ACTA and the Public Interest . I am going to cover the issue … Continue reading

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Pat Mooney on the Dangers of Geoengineering and Manipulating the Planet to Combat Climate Change

Pat Mooney on the Dangers of Geoengineering and Manipulating the Planet to Combat Climate Change More information on: ETC

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