My fave book recently was "Senior Cohouseing" --about engineering housing communities for shifting demographics. That is: As baby boomers age, the society will need something to replace all those 3 bdrm, 2 bath houses with something more practical. Has to do with the notion of communities, so I loved it. (Definitely would rather live in a hippy commune than some rest home when the time comes...)
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.