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Gmail Buddy, aka "The Internet of Things we do NOT need"

an Internet of Things that we definitely don’t need

Gmail Buddy, aka "The Internet of Things we do NOT need" /img/gmail-buddy-no-thanks.jpg

there is a project, over at Seeed, that is a good example of a really (too) large category of projects that I really do not get. At least, I don’t get why they should have anything like “smart” or “smarter” in their name. I’m talking of

Save the forests, not the tiger!

(this is something I wrote down for myself almost ten years ago, when I came across some “Save the Tiger” campaign. See at the bottom the reason why I resurrected this note and put it online now)