Daily Links #009

No more secrets in your home & TV Opening Titles as artistic expressions


Home Monitors Are Getting Smarter (and Creepier)

“ Lighthouse can do things like send you an alert when a specific person gets home (which could be helpful or creepy, depending on your perspective), ping you if a specific person doesn’t arrive in a certain time frame on a certain day, or let you know when an unknown person is in the house (you can then sound an alarm from the app if you choose).”


How TV Opening Titles Got to Be So Damn Good

“ Television credits weren’t always this good. Until recently, they were afterthoughts, cobbled together by overtaxed editing departments. Now they’re mini-films in their own right, transitioning viewers into the proper emotional state no matter where they happen to be watching.”