Naked Newsletter 1/2017 – Towards Digital Paradise

Naked Approach is a research project building the hyperconnected world with the sensor revolution. Hyperconnectedness and sensors will radically change the way we perceive, act, do business and interact in the world. Demos Helsinki has published two scenarios about the hyperconnected planet until the year 2040. Download the book for free here.

Also, you can find the old Naked Newsletters at the Naked Approach website.


After long break, we are continuing to offer you regularly the latest news from the hyperconnected society. 

And we have good news!

In the Naked approach we have asked, if there are possibilities in using digitalization and Internet of Things to improve human capabilities and to create a more resource smart world? (Some answers you can find from our publications)

 In order to implement that vision of the hyperconnected society, we need new businesses:  products, services and business models. That’s why the Naked approach -research group started the Towards Digital Paradise -project together with group of innovative companies. 

Read more about the project here. 

Why is it important? 

New technologies always reshape society. That’s we need collaboration between researchers with different backgrounds, companies with different perspectives and people with different needs. 

Tristan Harris’ argument for this is worth reading. He was Product Philosopher at Google until 2016 and writes, that Tech Companies Design Your Life, Here’s Why You Should Care. 

More inspiration

Digital technology has made it possible that an entrepreneur could rapidly and inexpensively iterate an idea to achieve product/market fit. But with hard tech innovation, the situation is very different. 

How to Build a Hard Tech Startup


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