Nest was recently acquired by Google for a massive $3.2 billion

Next up on the Silicon Valley agenda: ‘Life Resource Planning’

Nest is associated with the “Internet of Things” (IoT) trend, which sits under the umbrella of a larger wave of innovation that I call “LifeTech” – products and services that optimize, personalize and automate our lives as consumers to create a smart world that shifts and responds to our needs.

Nest Protect

The future is enchanted objects, not glass slabs

We have those fancy white smoke alarms that are wired directly into the power of the house. I have no idea why they even need a battery. The first thing they do when they want your attention is to make an unbelievably obnoxious noise.