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Monday, June 17, 2013

Networked Things

A good overview of the current state of the network of things.  Which points back to our own experiments with networked refrigerators, in that nexus of the modern home, the kitchen.   A talk by Bill Joy inspired us to take closer look.   Now it seems the future is very close.  " ... Well over a decade ago, Bill Joy was mocked for talking about a future that included network-enabled refrigerators. That was both unfair and unproductive, and since then, I’ve been interested in a related game: take the most unlikely household product you can and figure out what you could do if it were network-enabled. That might have been a futuristic exercise in 1998, but the future is here. Now. And there are few reasons we couldn’t have had that future back then, if we’d have the vision.... " 

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