Earthlings Recommend: Games We Play

Earthlings Recommend: Games We Play

Earthlings love games; board games, video games, mind games (hey-oh!) Here’s a quick survey of some of the games we’re playing now. As you can see, when we’re off the clock we’re very busy saving the planet from disease, preparing for the...
The IoT Snack Attack Button

The IoT Snack Attack Button

I had believed the whole internet of things (IoT) was mostly just hype and marketing. All the “smart” appliances like light bulbs, cups, or egg minders just seemed silly to me. So that’s the first thing I thought when the Amazon Dash buttons were released. The concept...
Earthlings Recommend: Good Reads

Earthlings Recommend: Good Reads

“The developer stands before her source code editor in the same way the author confronts the blank page. There’s an idea for what is to be created, and the (daunting) knowledge that there are a billion possible ways to go about it. To proceed, each relies on one...
Uniformity

Uniformity

The first (and last) time I had to wear a uniform at work was when I was a sixteen-year-old Hardee’s employee. The outfit consisted of a stiff polyester shirt, which soaked up the smell of a sourdough Frisco Burger faster than you could mutter, “Would you like fries...
WiHive – Getting Bees Connected

WiHive – Getting Bees Connected

This fall, Earthling partnered with local product development firm bb7 to produce an internet-connected beehive we call WiHive. I know what you’re thinking, “what do the bees have in their Netflix queue?” but that’s not quite what we’re doing here. WiHive embeds...
Thanks For The Love Bucky!

Thanks For The Love Bucky!

“Earthling Interactive of Madison does produce websites, but calling the 16-year-old firm a “website developer” is like comparing a Boeing 777 pilot to a kid who hurls paper airplanes. Sure, they both achieve flight, but that’s the end of the...