[NYTimes] Live from Mars, it's a wireless box.
Gregory Alan Bolcer
gbolcer at endeavors.com
Fri Apr 4 17:16:33 PST 2003
I tried to order my with a shiny
purple plastic case and RAID0 using
dual 1GB IBM Microdrives.
What gives? Your e-commerce site didn't
give me those options.
Steve Dossick wrote:
>>From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn at rbii.com>
>>How's business for these things? Seems like there is a clearly emerging market
>>for such devices in the home. The ideal would be to have one box be the
>>PVR/File Server/Firewall/Access Point for the home... kind of what I'm
>>planning to build in my spare (hah!) time.
> Business is pretty good. There's lots of amazing things you could do with a
> cheap wireless networked cpu in your house (with some decent local
> storage)...all the way from home automation to personalized browsing
> (automated culling of RSS feeds into a personalized electronic newspaper),
> media handling (PVR stuff, audio stuff, digital picture stuff) etc etc.
> The real key is to keep it simple enough that someone like my father can use
> it right out of the box. It also needs to stay cheap enough that folks will
> buy it without thinking too hard about it.
> The future's already here, it's just too expensive right now ;)
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