Tag: appliances

Twine + Tweet = Smart home

It is not only smart phones and sleek tablets that are conquering our technology craving minds. Traditionally boring appliances like the fridge, the washer or the stove are also getting a boost from digital innovations. I wrote earlier this year…

Saving energy: The smart meter delema

The reality, though, is that people, driven by old habits, use energy as before – whenever they need it with little regard to savings. And this may undermine the advantage of the smart meters. IBM has done a survey with more than10,000 people in 15 countries to get a sense of what people know about smart meters and how they use them. The results are startling: