Check out the latest top 10 list from Mashable compiled by Matt Petronzio: 10 Best Inanimate Objects on Twitter Mytoaster boasts an impressive number of followers (almost 1,500) for merely tweeting “Toasting” and “Done Toasting” every morning, and each tweet gets retweeted by at least a handful of followers. For many people, these tweets comprise the… Continue reading MyToaster: 10 Best Inanimate Objects on Twitter
What do the Big Ben Clock, MyToaster, and T-800 have in common? They all use Twitter (and are completely absurd)! Check out this article on ABC.es.
If you have been following my projects for the last 12 years, you probably figured out that I must have a master plan. And this plan involves connecting things to the Internet that may or may not turn against us in the future. Way back in 2001, my partners and I released FuzzBox – this technology allowed for artificial… Continue reading CheerLights: my lights are linked to everyone else’s
EL Wire is a flexible wire that glows when you apply electricity to it. I am seeing more and more things trimmed with EL Wire and it makes for interesting effect. If you watched America’s Got Talent you might have seen a finalist called Team iLuminate. The iLuminate team used EL Wire to create animations and lighting… Continue reading EL Pumpkin is Spanish for Electroluminescent Pumpkin
Over the past several months I have been working on software to allow “things” to form social networks and send status updates via the Internet. At first glance this may sound very impractical. Hopefully, in a few years this will make more sense as better applications come out. Remember how ridiculous my toaster sounded three years ago?… Continue reading ThingSpeak: Building My Own Twitter (for Things)