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Thursday, December 22, 2011

Crazy Cool: So Twine, A Tiny Gizmo That Holds The Internet's Future | Co.Design

It's "the simplest way to get the objects in your life tweeting or emailing."
Here's the basic idea behind Twine: Software and physical stuff should be friends. You can program webpages, data, all kinds of apps to do whatever you want them to--and even use awesome tools like to hack them together without knowing how to code. But making that software talk to stuff in the real world--especially stuff that's just laying around your house, and not pre-designed to be a "smart product"--takes PhD-level skills. And that, according to Twine creators David Carr and John Kestner, is just plain wrong.

read the full article on fast - fascinating idea

Posted via email from Siobhan O'Flynn's 1001 Tales

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