Interview with SmartThings: How a Faulty Pipe Unlocked The Internet of Things

Join the discussion on Hacker News How can the internet help when you’re halfway to work and you realize you didn’t lock up your apartment? What about when your dog runs away, or you leave all the lights in your house on? SmartThings is working to unlock the Internet of Things and make everyday things like your house, your car, and the lights in your office… Read More

DIY Home Automation Using Twilio, PowerSwitch, Arduino, and Pusher

Join the discussion on Hacker News You may have seen my recent blog post about building a Phone-controlled Robot using Twilio. Since then, I’ve had ideas for new Twilio + Arduino mashups pouring in from the community. Today is the second post in our new series of Twilio Hardware mashups – build your own home automation solution using Twilio SMS, PowerSwitch, Arduino, and PusherApp. Last week… Read More