fileg (fileg) wrote,
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i-pot

reading the j-lst blog on * Signs that Japan is Getting Older* I encountered this fabulously head-clutching item:

"Then there's the I-Pot service that home electronics maker Zojirushi operates, which is essentially an electric pot for boiling water that's linked wirelessly to the Internet, which can be configured to send you an email every time your elderly mother makes a pot of green tea, to reassure you that she's okay."

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