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From US$25electricimp.com / tinyurl.com/knutthing / ninjablocks.com / supermechanical.com

Fact: small things, be they figuratively or physically small, are reverse-proportionally more awesome than big things. Little things, physical and figurative, are what constitutes the Thingternet – or the 'Internet of Things'. Small, inexpensive net-connected boxes such as Ninja Blocks, Twine , Knut or Electric Imp (all but the last were originally Kickstarter projects) will lie around our houses, offices and lives, feeding back mini bites of info about our environments – it's getting too cold in your bedroom, or the cat is back in the house, or your TV is leaving because it's been nicked. Small things, many uses – very, very cool.

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