Usman Haque

Usman Haque
Founder, Pachube.com

Web site | @uah

Usman Haque is the founder of Pachube.com, a real-time data infrastructure for the Internet of Things used by tens of thousands of people around the world (acquired by LogMeIn Inc in 2011). Trained as an architect, he has created responsive environments, interactive installations, digital interface devices and dozens of mass-participation initiatives. His skills include the design and engineering of both physical spaces and the software and systems that bring them to life. He received the 2008 Design of the Year Award (interactive) from the Design Museum, UK, a 2009 World Technology Award (art), a Wellcome Trust Sciart Award, a grant from the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science and Technology, the Swiss Creation Prize, Belluard Bollwerk International, the Japan Media Arts Festival Excellence prize and the Asia Digital Art Award Grand Prize.

Sessions

Social Media & Marketing
Location: Empire West
Usman Haque (Pachube.com)
Average rating: ****.
(4.33, 3 ratings)
This conversation will explore both technical and conceptual aspects of the Internet of Things with specific lessons learned from the development and deployment of Pachube.com, a generalised data broker for sensor, energy and environmental monitoring products used by thousands of individuals and companies around the world. Read more.
Social Media & Marketing
Location: Empire West
Garrick Schmitt (Razorfish), Usman Haque (Pachube.com), Andrew Zolty (BREAKFAST), Shiv Singh (Pepsico, Inc.), Allison Mooney (MobileBehavior)
Average rating: ***..
(3.00, 6 ratings)
Before we communicated with objects one-way, via "beep." AOL humanized it with “You’ve Got Mail.” Advances in technologies enable smart interactions between objects & people. Intelligence is added in warm/human manner (@BakerTweet alerts when a fresh batch of buns is ready). Contextualizing the new data won’t be easy, but real challenge is what do when products once just marketed talk back? Read more.
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