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thingsystem:

We’re really pleased to announce that The Thing System just won the Editor’s Choice award for "Best IoT Open Source Project" in the 2013 Postscapes Internet of Things Awards.

thingsystem:

What if you could win the CES Scavenger Hunt, without ever having to go to CES?

Sandeep Mistry and Alasdair Allan take a look at the CES Scavenger Hunt, and it turns out that it’s just a little bit easier to complete than they thought.

With the ability to configure _“fake”_ #iBeacons fairly easily, and a little reverse engineering, we find that the competition is easily hacked.

Combing this with their reverse engineering of the Estimote, you have to wonder whether rolling out an iBeacon network right now is a good idea?

thingsystem:

The acquisition of Nest by Google is kicking off some interesting reactions from the open source community.

Adafruit is thinking about building an open source Nest based around the Raspberry Pi, while the team at Spark decided to build their own Nest—in just one day—and then went ahead and open sourced the firmware and other code under the MIT license.

Makes you wonder who’ll be next?

littlebigdetails:

SoundCloud - The link title for the download button displays the size of the file.
/via dill

littlebigdetails:

SoundCloud - The link title for the download button displays the size of the file.

/via dill

thenextweb:

(via Infographic illustrating The Cost of Facebook Marketing)

thenextweb:

This is a great, and very tiny, segment of Steve Jobs speaking about how we perceive the world. It was just shared on Twitter by Dave Morin of Path and we thought that it was worth sharing.

(via 46 seconds by Steve Jobs on Changing the World - The Next Web)