Botanicalls: Homegrown Terra-rists by Kati London
Botanicalls: Homegrown Terra-rists
This week's Ignite Show features Kati London, the co-creator of Botanicalls, a device that will let you know when your plant needs watering via Twitter. Kati doesn't spend much time explaining Botanicalls instead she talks about some fun(ny) uses for it. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 United States License.
Kati London designs, develops and builds opportunities for interacting with others — whether that be for people and plants, residents of Gaza City and Tel-Aviv, or gamers playing tag with tiger sharks in the Great Barrier Reef. Her collaborative projects have been featured in the Museum of Science & Industry, the Dutch Electronic Arts Festival, and the Design Museum of London. She frequently speaks on digital/physical hybridization at conferences like Burda Media's Digital Life Design Conference, The Institute for the Future, and is on the board of O'Reilly's Emerging Technology Conference. Her projects have been featured in the New York Times, National Geographic, Der Spiegel, the BBC, and Wired Magazine, among others. Kati is currently the VP and senior producer at Area/Code Games where she works with clients that range from: the BBC, the Carnegie Institute/Girls Math and Science Project, Disney Imagineering, the UK's Department for Transport, Nike, Discovery Channel, CBS, MTV, and the Peter G. Peterson Foundation.