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If This/Then That (IFTTT) and the Belkin WeMo

How I used an Internet service to automate home lighting without installing any software.

Like most good technologists, I am lazy.  In practice, this sometimes means that I will work quite hard with a computer to automate a task that, for all intents and purposes, just isn’t that hard.  In fits and starts for the past 10 years, I have been automating my house in various ways.  It makes my life easier when…
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True data liberation with IFTTT and Google Drive

Web services combine to give us our data, and help us use it.

The web service IFTTT (If this, then that) accesses popular web applications via their APIs, and lets users create new actions based on changes. For instance,…
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