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The Challenge


We want to know what thing you would connect to the internet and why?

Share an image, video, PowerPoint or story. You can upload your submission on your social media using that tag @MyKindaFuture and the hashtag #WhatsYourThing or through our site. 

Check out this video for inspiration.

Image source: https://youtu.be/tdmJW8bSsqo

Challenge details

Imagine a world where your favourite restaurant senses when you are coming and can start preparing your order, a world where we can prevent accidents from happening because our cars detect oncoming vehicles OR a world where your phone can sense your mood based on your temperature and select the perfect tunes for you!

With the concept of the Internet of Things, we are on our way into this kind of world.

The Internet of Things is a concept that will affect the way we live in every sense of the word. It is the connectedness of EVERYTHING to the internet.

Tata Consultancy Services, global IT business, are interested to know what thing you would connect to the internet and why? What purpose would it serve? How would it improve your life?

How To Enter

Once you have decided on your idea click the Enter Now button and follow the prompts.
You can choose to submit your entry in the following formats:
- Your own social media, using the #WhatsYourThing and @MyKindaFuture

- YouTube Link/link to your video online

- Mp4

- an image

- A PowerPoint Presentation

If you need any help uploading your submission or have any questions, get in touch and we'll be glad to assist! 

The Prizes

The top three students will win £50 and a place on MISSION YOU, the TCS work experience programme. Work experience will take place in London, Peterborough, Liverpool, Edinburgh or Dublin on 25th – 29th July 2016.

Please note you have to be aged between 14-18 to complete the work experience. If you are 13 and successful, you will have the opportunity to apply for the 2017 work experience programme.


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