OpenDoTT (Open Design of Trusted Things) "is a PhD programme to explore how to build a more open, secure, and trustworthy Internet of Things". I have moved in 2019 to Dundee to work at the Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, and relocated later to Berlin to work at the Mozilla Foundation. The academic side of the project has migrated from the University of Dundee to Northumbria University in June 2020.

My research topic is waste prevention and generous cities. I am using this blog to document what I am reading, learning and discovering as I go deeper into my research. Partial outputs can be seen in this set of concept ideas(2020) and this repository with second year deliverables (2021).

I maintain a list of links with the tag opendott in my infinite bookmark collection. I am gradually moving relevant documentation to a public wiki.


EU Flag This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under the Marie Skłodowska-Curie grant agreement No 813508.

Soon after we moved to Berlin last September I had the chance to host a workshop called "Hacking waste management for the smart city" (originally "Reusing things in the smart city", but apparently that title did not attract many participants) at the Data Cities Conference organized by Disruption N...

One of these days I went out for groceries and decided to turn my way back home into the allowed outdoor exercise hour. I was on the free bike and took a longer path back.

Dundee Station

Right before crossing the Riverside Drive to get to the bike path by the Tay, I saw a dancing unicorn. A plush one,...