Wednesday, July 30, 2014

HP Cooltown

Libby Miller, one of the creators of FOAF, points us to Cooltown, a vision of the future from 2000.

We're lacking slightly the aug reality/projection onto glass, and coordinating agents to do your bidding still isn't fully realised beyond the trivial applications like IFTTT; but other than that, the below is alarmingly accurate; and backed up by interesting papers (linked to from Libby's post) which push things a bit further. For example; smart rooms, broadcasting URIs + structured, standardised data to smart devices (and vice versa).

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