Before sous vide machines migrated from fine dining to domestic domains, before Keurigs and "The Keurig of Xs" began cluttering countertops, and before we started pulverizing food into a textureless slurry, there was one piece of culinary tech that took America by storm: the humble crock pot.
We hear a lot about the Internet of Things on the consumer side. The oft trotted out example of the ‘smart’ refrigerator that tells consumers when they’ve run out of the milk, and so on.
As many as 54% of U.S. dogs are overweight, and that blame is on all of us. Dogs don’t go shopping. They don’t portion their own meals. It’s the human element that overfeeds a loyal pet and needs retraining.
Think of how your brain makes memories. You can recall certain moments with crystal clarity: when your child was born, when you first sampled VR, that epic burrito you had at Chipotle.
In some ways, using a guard dog as a nom de guerre for a connected security device makes perfect sense. A canine sentry keeps a watchful eye and will howl and snarl if a burglar enters your home, alerting you to a potential threat.
Walt Disney World Resort enters the 21st century with an overhauled vacationplanning system that includes MagicBands–personalized, colorful smart bracelets that check you into your hotel rooms and let you pre-order meals via mobile apps– and a FastPass+ system that helps cut wait time for pre-booked rides.