Yahoo's CIO has sent an
internal memo to staff, entitled "Windows 95 Called and they
Want Their Mail App Back" - they're dumbfounded that staff are
continuing to use the Outlook email client as opposed to the new
Yahoo Mail interface - only 25% do, apparently.
Warren and Lachlan discuss the Internet
of Things, and how things are increasingly connected in the
Will we start installing RFIDs into our bodies? Or is it not
necesary now that we have smartphones?
From programmable Christmas lights, to thermostats that know
when you're home, to doors you can unlock remotely to let
deliveries in and lights that turn off when the garage closes, the
getting more automated by the day. And after the lacklustre
perofrmance of the Internet Fridge, are connected
kitchens finally getting traction?
Would you be comfortable with an
app that monitors your baby's crying? It activates audio to
calm the baby (a song, or a recording of your voice) and sends a
text if the baby doesn't calm down...
And then, of course, there are the multitude of options for
those of us who
want to get fit...
There has been a development in
dog-activated appliances - for guide dogs (before you get
excited and put Rover to work in the laundry...)