Household energy conservation is a task typically handled by fathers peevishly moving from room-to-room, turning off lights and closing doors whilst grumbling over the barnyard behavior of his offspring. But now Microsoft wants a piece of the racket. The Redmond giant on Wednesday said that it's launching a free web-based …
"It looks like you're trying to turn off a light."
"Would you like some help with that?"
Anyone wanna bet whether it'll work on non MS browsers?
Mind you, with a cheezy name like "Hohm" and the associated Microsoft branding I won't be signing up to use it anyway.
"Your copy of hohm is not genuine"
Please wait 30 second and then click here to access you house.
At least I presume that's how it's pronounced
you could sign up with http://www.imeasure.org.uk/ and record your details there to compare with other punters, or perhaps if your a little crazy, even use a spreadsheet!
It looks like you are trying to turn off a light?
What would you like me to:
Re-wire your house?
Remove all the light bulbs ?
Blow a fuse?
Or just break it anyway?
Do you think that...
I'd have any hope of getting my main energy supplier, The Tamil Nadu Electricity Board, to share details of my consumption with microsoft?
No; me neither.
I'd even go so far as to wonder what American energy companies feel about this long-term expectation.
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