[ih] Early IoT: Cygnus's Internet xmastree

John Gilmore gnu at toad.com
Thu Jul 9 15:01:56 PDT 2020


We hacked the New York Times by getting our Internet-connected
christmas tree onto the Dec 25, 1993 front page of the Times, below
the fold.  All it required was a digitizing camera, an X10 control
interface, and a few lines of software.  And having a working
Internet connection in 1993.


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