blink(1) + Google Latitude = “Where’s Daddy?”

Joe Walnes did a neat 25-minute Pomodoro-scale hack in Python where he hooked up Google Latitude to a blink1 so his kids can know where he is based on the blink(1)’s color.

Or as he calls it, his “where’s daddy?” indicator, showing:

  • Blue -> home (or near home)
  • Red -> work
  • Green -> commuting.

Here’s the code gist

And read more about it here.



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