January 24th, 2023
59 mins 17 secs
About this Episode
DISCUSSED: After settling some confusion about Anna Borg, the boys settle into an amble about the state of voice assistants and the future of the theoretically smart home. As ever, Merlin is pretty excited about music, but he also needs your help figuring out where in the hell he got this new software keyboard.
- Spotify – Mindhunter Season 1&2
- A House by the Park
- Spotify – “To say, ‘Hey, I love you.’” — Hit shuffle for a quick tour of some of the ineffably disturbing songs that obsessed Merlin as a kid.
- Spotify – “Icicles Instead of Tears”: Merlin’s 1979 — I was a very nervous 12-year-old Ohio boy who listened to the radio a lot. My family moved to Florida and sent me to military school. What a weird goddamned year.
- Build With Matter | Smart Home Device Solution - CSA-IOT — One protocol to connect compatible devices and systems with one another. Smart home devices should be secure, reliable, and seamless to use. And with Matter, they are.
- Introducing Matter devices | evehome.com
- What is Thread and how will it help your smart home? - The Verge — Why the low-power mesh networking protocol is poised to become the backbone of the connected home
- Common Gateway Interface - Wikipedia
- Ivory for iOS
- HOOBS™ – USER FRIENDLY HOME AUTOMATION FOR EVERYONE
- Home Assistant — Open source home automation that puts local control and privacy first. Powered by a worldwide community of tinkerers and DIY enthusiasts. Perfect to run on a Raspberry Pi or a local server.
- Steve Ahlman on Twitter: "Never forget what they took from us. https://t.co/oSyi7No4nD" / Twitter — "Never forget what they took from us."