Internet of things to grow and innovate. Splug is a device that makes home appliances smart, reading energy consumption. Click here to know more. News. Jardines Matheson Group IT Conference, Hong Kong. Next Monday 28th of October, Ion Cuervas-Mons (CEO of Think Big Factory) will be speaking at a conference in Hong Kong about our approach to the future of retail, what we call "The Programmable Retail". In March 2012, we won the EmprendeGO prize with our SPLUG project. We presented the project in the category led by Nokia and we won first prize. This has allowed us to work on our project and collaborate side by side with a team from Nokia to advance rapidly in its development. Technology and Gastronomy at the Basque Culinary Center. From 3rd to 9th of September 2012 we developed the first workshop on technology and gastronomy at the Basque Culinary Centre, together with Fagor in San Sebastian. The workshop led onto the Smart Tasting prototype and during 2013 we will develop new implementations. Think Big Factory in Forbes. Last Monday Forbes published an article about our approach to the future of retail: "Five Steps to Programmable Retail".