Smart Flora

Michael Giberson Via Reuters: Researchers at New York University’s interactive telecommunications program have come up with a device that allows plants to tell owners when they need water or if they’ve had too much via the social network blogging service Twitter. If only I had had such a device last August, maybe I wouldn’t have … More Smart Flora

Cringely on Google’s Power Meter

Lynne Kiesling Bob Cringely’s take on Google’s Power Meter: it’s a strategic move toward them becoming an ISP: Google’s PowerMeter is a Trojan horse – a way to become a de facto Internet Service Provider for potentially millions of homes. Several years ago Google made a $100 million investment in a suburban Washington, DC company … More Cringely on Google’s Power Meter