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A Teasmade is a classic of mid-20th century automation, from the days when we dreamed of automated homes and meals that came in a single pill. Here’s more from the UK Science Museum:
The early 20th century also saw domestic electricity bringing big changes in home technology. By the end of the 1930s, two-thirds of British homes had electricity, which meant an automatic cup of tea no longer involved sleeping next to an open flame.
Conditions were ideal for this very British invention to take off. Automatic tea-makers became ‘Teasmades’, made accessible by the new electricity supply.
And now VEEB Projects has used a Raspberry Pi with a Goblin Teasemeade, a household item so popular that it had a cameo in Queen’s 1984 video for ‘I Want to Break Free’. Here’s more from the maker:
A Vintage Teasmade & Clever Dripper, connected to Google Calendar using a Raspberry Pi, a Relay Switch and some Python.
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