IoT is a topic that never caught by attention. I have seen a lot of hype about how it would become the next great thing. But I never saw it exploding, not in the same way Internet or the Web did.
However, after I became a house owner, I started to envision the possibilities of playing with my own house. I didn’t have the limits of renting anymore. I could do whatever I want, like cutting a cupboard in a half to make room for a higher fridge… and place a computer inside it.
Besides, I discovered an entire new world of devices at very affordable prices with a blooming open community. My head explodes when I think in all the possibilities and new cool things. Despite the time constraints of a full time job and raising a child.
I started buying our open source thermostat. Because if you don’t have root access to your thermostat, someone else does