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When toasters fly: what will it take for “smart” appliances to take off?

You’re driving home after a long day at work. You call up your refrigerator and ask it what it suggests for dinner. It says you have just enough ingredients for one of...
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The mental space of a long drive is a very different place. You can't get there by plane.

US Politics / Conservative : Althouse (4 hours ago)

"Has the good Professor previously revealed a fear of flying?"asks Oso Negro, in "The Blue Sky Café." "Three hours on the plane, no matter how demeaning the screening process, surely beats two days each way in the car in the dead of... Read Post

LG Wants You to Text Your Fridge

Technology : Huffington Post: Technology Blog (12 months ago)

Wearable technology may be the big trend here at the international CES but smart, connected home appliances is coming in a close second. Samsung showed off a line of smart kitchen appliances: A refrigerator, washing machine, even an... Read Post

Extracting value from the IoT

Technology : O'Reilly Radar (6 months ago)

The Internet of Things (IoT) is more than a network of smart toasters, refrigerators, and thermostats. For the moment, though, domestic appliances are the most visible aspect of the IoT. But they represent merely the tip of a very l... Read Post


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