SmartThings’ Kickstarter project lets developers hack the real world

The Internet of Things should be its own category on Kickstarter, since there’s yet another project on the site that hopes to connect your physical and digital worlds. But its real promise may be in providing context to computers that will evolve into new user interfaces.

Startups make the Web physical and programming easy

The Web is fantastic, but even with our smartphones, we’re still stuck staring at a screen. Some startups and DIYers are trying to make it easier to bring the binary interactions of our digital lives into the real world. This is awesome.