And Finally… – Vol 22 No 24

The IoT is getting crowded. Connected wigs, lightbulbs, bras – it’s hard to find a niche. Intel is trying, though, with a connected nappy (diaper, for you Americans) at Computex. When baby has an accident, you’ll get an alert on your smartphone. Joy! No more will the 21st-century parent have to rely on such basic techniques as ‘Does that smell like poo to you?’ or the reliable-but-disgusting ‘Poke it and see if it squishes’. No news on a way to solve the arguments about whose turn it is to change the offspring yet, though.