Reply to post: Re: Is this whole article just trolling, or what?

The Internet of things is great until it blows up your house

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Re: Is this whole article just trolling, or what?

Yes, it is clearly a spoof.

"The solution to that problem seems obvious. Design an iron equipped with Bluetooth LE, linked to a smartphone, running an app that uses its camera to scan a QR code printed on a fabric care tags. ..."

That made me laugh.

"An electric blanket would be hard pressed to do all of this computationally expensive work on its own."

A 4-bit microcontroller in a washing machine would have more than enough power to do this.

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