No nerd conversation these days without at least the mentioning of 'the internet of things'
Apple's (proprietary) take on NFC: iBeacons.
A nice summary: https://medium.com/@hipolabs/de0c1afbd68e
Since life is not all fun and games :) This is pretty scary: real-life firearms handle like computer games... 'with its wifi capabilities, it even streams footage of your kill to a smartphone or tablet near you'
Our ancestors could spot natural predators from far by their silhouettes. Are we equally aware of the predators in the present-day?
for those of you in Vienna: quite a lot of Internet-of-Thing goodness happening here:
Get an email when your friends post a picture on Flickr (#yawn) or turn on the heating at home when you leave the office! Put the internet to work for you: https://ifttt.com/wtf