Hannah Sloan, Author at IoT For All

Hannah Sloan

Hannah is a project manager at Leverege and a 2018 Venture for America Fellow. She studied Economics at UNC-Chapel Hill, and on a good day, you can find her hiking, drawing, and thinking about the sociopolitical implications of IoT adoption.

Automation and Autocracy: IoT and the Future of Democracy

Technology in politics can be used either to sustain or to thwart democracy. IoT- and automation-enabled surveillance in China and Italy are grim warnings.

How IoT Impacts the Economy

It’s hard to measure the economic impact of IoT. While it's largely advanced economies who stand to gain, strategic developing economies will benefit.

How IoT Can Help “Govern” Conservation Efforts

IoT and blockchain could help us better govern and monitor our environmental impact, coordinating economic development with environmental conservation.

What Is the Passenger Economy?

The passenger economy is what emerges when autonomous vehicles promote new kinds of markets and industries. It creates new opportunities for businesses to grow, reach customers in new ways, provide new kinds of services, and capitalize off of the passenger experience in unprecedented ways.

Human Rights and IoT: The Machine and the Agent

As IoT systems take on more power to affect (and potentially harm) the world around them, the need for a “programmable morality” only grows stronger.

Human Rights and IoT: Tracking Violations and Improving Protections

When physical systems are connected to the Internet, there’s also more opportunity to record, document, and verify human rights violations.