The promise of the Internet of Things has duped folks into thinking that the traditional manufacturing process + software = orders of magnitude higher productivity. Software is helpful, but if you’re redesigning a system, software’s benefit is marginal — you get greater returns by changing the Thing than the Internet behind it. In indoor farming, we see […]

stoweboyd: Open Source Design 02: WikiLeaks Guide/Critical Infrastructure  Mapping the discontinuous spatiality of the contemporary nation-state through the publication of the secret government memo listing 259 facilities around the world considered crucial to everyday life in the US. Architecture / Geoff Manaugh

How and why we built an internet connected solar panel

How and why we built an internet connected solar panel So we built a proof of concept solar panel kit that automatically creates renewable energy certificates as it generates power. Why energy? What are renewable energy certificates? Let us explain.

theverge: We reviewed the Kuveé wifi-connected wine bottle the only way it deserves to be reviewed: drunk.

theverge: We reviewed the Kuveé wifi-connected wine bottle the only way it deserves to be reviewed: drunk.

The Untold History of Arduino

The Untold History of Arduino It’s complicated…

(via Video: Politics of Power – Products with embedded ideologies | P2P Foundation) (Source: https://player.vimeo.com/)

Samsung warns customers not to discuss personal information in front of smart TVs

Samsung warns customers not to discuss personal information in front of smart TVs desperately seeking an Internet of Ethical Things

Dowse – The Internet of Things privacy hub

Dowse – The Internet of Things privacy hub

theverge: A GOOGLE ENGINEER MADE THIS AMAZING SMART MIRROR IN HIS SPARE TIME It shares the same information you can glance at on an Android phone — the weather, the time, and a glance at the top headlines — but somehow it makes even more sense on a bathroom mirror. It’s the kind of sleek […]