Startup’s Newsroom Lights Up With Every Twitter Mention

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August 9, 2012 by Volamoot at Mashable!


Zach Seward, like several of us at Mashable, is qualifiably obsessed with “The Internet of Things” — connected objects that email you when your clothes are dry, or turn on your sprinklers when the temperature gets hot.

To indulge his obsession and distract himself from work, Seward, social media editor at Quartz, a mobile-first business publication The Atlantic is planning to launch next month, has engineered a lightbulb that lights up every time someone mentions @quartznews on Twitter.

“Now, when you interact with us, our newsroom is literally brightened,” Seward explained in a Tumblr post.

The lightbulb also goes off when Facebook’s share price drops below $20, and every time Chi…
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posted by Mashable from http://mashable.com/2012/08/09/quartz-lightbulb/

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