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## Networked Christmas Tree Controlled By Twitter38

An anonymous reader writes "What's Twitter good for? How about crowd sourcing control of your Christmas tree. Dangerous Prototypes built an open source, networked Christmas tree that you can control from Twitter. Send a color or hexadecimal color code to @tweet_tree, then watch the color change on the live video stream. This project is based on an updated version of the open source business card size web server covered previously."
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## Networked Christmas Tree Controlled By Twitter

• #### pinging christmas tree (Score:5, Funny)

<sopssa@email.com> on Thursday December 24, 2009 @01:56PM (#30546084) Journal

Judging from the comments, it seems his christmas tree replies to pings quite fast too

Pinging 192.168.1.126 with 32 bytes of data:
Reply from 192.168.1.126: bytes=32 time=2ms TTL=100
Reply from 192.168.1.126: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=100
Reply from 192.168.1.126: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=100
Reply from 192.168.1.126: bytes=32 time=1ms TTL=100

• #### oh, you are so gonna get slashdotted... (Score:2, Funny)

on Thursday December 24, 2009 @02:12PM (#30546192)
How long until his server crashes? Place your bets here.
• #### Re:oh, you are so gonna get slashdotted... (Score:4, Funny)

by Anonymous Coward on Thursday December 24, 2009 @02:14PM (#30546214)

Sorry honey, no Christmas this year. The tree was slashdotted.

• #### All this investment (Score:5, Funny)

on Thursday December 24, 2009 @02:15PM (#30546218)

All this investment just to replace "finger".

• #### Re:Down with Twitter (Score:3, Funny)

on Thursday December 24, 2009 @02:16PM (#30546220) Journal
So just to clarify, the number of possibilities that Twitter has is approximately 1.0160469088 tonne, or 35.71 bushels (corn), or equivalent to the weight of 5555.5 wamprats, like a small car.
• #### Re:oh, you are so gonna get slashdotted... (Score:5, Funny)

on Thursday December 24, 2009 @03:30PM (#30546694) Homepage
Well it is only running MINIX. Oh Tanenbaum, Oh Tanenbaum...
• #### ugh (Score:3, Funny)

<{kitten} {at} {mirrorshades.org}> on Thursday December 24, 2009 @06:20PM (#30547844) Homepage