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

Jorge Amodio jmamodio at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 05:20:25 PDT 2020

Was it CMU I guess not MIT, here is the story


On Thu, Jul 9, 2020 at 7:17 AM Jorge Amodio <jmamodio at gmail.com> wrote:

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