Why is everything connected to the Internet?

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Re: Why is everything connected to the Internet?

Post by L'Emmerdeur » Thu Aug 08, 2019 6:23 pm

Brian Peacock wrote:
Sun Jul 07, 2019 9:40 pm
The wireless bra! Get updates and streams about the things that really matter to you sent directly to your underwear with this revolutionary new product. Comes in a variety of signal strengths.
Some clothes already are carrying RFID. Possibly soon most will be doing the same--they can tell the internet connected washing machine what sort of wash cycle they need. If they also allow people to find and help other people, so much the better, right?

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Re: Why is everything connected to the Internet?

Post by Brian Peacock » Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:57 pm

Whatever next? GPS enabled socks?
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Re: Why is everything connected to the Internet?

Post by JimC » Thu Aug 08, 2019 9:11 pm

In Oz, parents can buy a tag to sew onto children school uniforms that can help find it when the careless little buggers lose it...
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Re: Why is everything connected to the Internet?

Post by Sean Hayden » Thu Nov 07, 2019 12:29 pm

Former Twitter employees charged with spying on users for Saudis
Indictment accuses two of passing data about people critical of Saudi royals, government.
https://arstechnica.com/information-tec ... or-saudis/
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Re: Why is everything connected to the Internet?

Post by Brian Peacock » Thu Nov 07, 2019 3:49 pm

An egg tray for you fridge that calls your mobile phone to tell you when you're running low on eggs. How did we ever live without this before?

https://smile.amazon.co.uk/Egg-Minder-W ... =0&ie=UTF8
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Re: Why is everything connected to the Internet?

Post by Scot Dutchy » Thu Nov 07, 2019 4:20 pm

It is bad to keep eggs in the fridge btw.
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