News and views about this ambitious project from the Kumogādo blog: in the melting pot of private safety, privacy, policy, cutting edge science and tech, and affecting human behavior.

Project Hydra is terminated

After months of hard work and a product ready to launch, I took the difficult decision after much soul-searching not to proceed with Project Hydra.

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Making a case for private safety

What is private safety and how is it different from public safety, which is neither for the public, not guarantees safety. The vision or long term goal is to reduce the incidence of crime against individuals, esp those naturally at risk: women, children, activists & minorities.

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IoT, M2M and WHW, but DoT plays spoilsport

In this strange country, a SIM may be owned by a person, but not by a machine. And therein lies the rub. No SIM card, no IoT, no M2M, just happy hunting in the dark ages. Well anyway most places dont have 24×7 electricity, so what the heck.

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