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Networking with Ghosts in the Machine: Speaking to the Internet of Things

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Networking with Ghosts in the Machine : Speaking to the Internet of Things. / Lindley, Joseph Galen; Coulton, Paul; Alter, Hayley Cheryl.

2019. 1-13 Paper presented at 13th European Academy of Design Conference, Dundee, United Kingdom.

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Lindley, JG, Coulton, P & Alter, HC 2019, 'Networking with Ghosts in the Machine: Speaking to the Internet of Things' Paper presented at 13th European Academy of Design Conference, Dundee, United Kingdom, 10/04/19 - 12/04/19, pp. 1-13.

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Lindley, J. G., Coulton, P., & Alter, H. C. (2019). Networking with Ghosts in the Machine: Speaking to the Internet of Things. 1-13. Paper presented at 13th European Academy of Design Conference, Dundee, United Kingdom.

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Lindley JG, Coulton P, Alter HC. Networking with Ghosts in the Machine: Speaking to the Internet of Things. 2019. Paper presented at 13th European Academy of Design Conference, Dundee, United Kingdom.

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Lindley, Joseph Galen ; Coulton, Paul ; Alter, Hayley Cheryl. / Networking with Ghosts in the Machine : Speaking to the Internet of Things. Paper presented at 13th European Academy of Design Conference, Dundee, United Kingdom.13 p.

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