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IFTTT

https://ifttt.com/

IFTTT gives you creative control over the products and apps you love.

it is as important as a concept, as it is a real, pragmatic approach to information and hardware.
It shows clearly, how programming becomes prevalent (even for no programmers) and why coding needs to be taught at school from a very early age

What is it: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IFTTT

http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2424077,00.asp
http://www.pcworld.com/article/2044579/how-to-use-ifttt-to-automate-your-online-life.html

it provides a glimpse of what the Internet of Things will look like: Unique hardware with software triggers/actions is great for controlling your home: UP by Jawbone, Withings, SmartThings, the WeMo devices, and Harmony remotes from Belkin, Netatmo Weather Station, Philips Hue lightbulbs, and Google Glass have all been around a while. New hardware includes Amazon Echo, Automatic car connectors, Whistle Activity Monitors, Fitbit, GE Appliances, and the Nest Leaning Thermostat and Nest Protect $99.00 at Nest smoke detectors. (PC Magazine)

How to use IFTTT:

http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/tech/web/what-ifttt-and-how-can-it-improve-your-digital-life

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/130082-ifttt-explained-how-does-it-work-and-what-are-the-new-do-apps