[ih] Early IoT: anyone remember The Internet Toaster and Crane? :D

Jorge Amodio jmamodio at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 05:17:56 PDT 2020

As far as I remember there was a wired coke machine at MIT


On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 3:05 AM Lars Brinkhoff via Internet-history <
internet-history at elists.isoc.org> wrote:

> How about Arpanet of Things?
> Danny Hillis connected elevator buttons to MIT's Chaosnet, and by
> extension Arpanet.  Users could type a special key combination on their
> keyboards to call the elevator to Tech Square floors 8 or 9.  Another
> key would buzz open the door to the machine room on the 9th floor.
> Source code for this is available.
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