Incredible Machines, a design agency known for playing with art and technology, has a different kind of holiday card this year. It has invited the Web browser-wielding public to hack the office Christmas tree.
The tree is stocked with a Visualight Wi-Fi-enabled lighting platform of the agency's own creation. The site runs a live video feed of the tree. Beneath it are controls that let you choose the LED color and command the tree to blink on one of three speeds: slow, medium, and insane-speed. I made that last one up -- it's actually called "fast."… Read more