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Services and Mouse Traps

Did anyone see the article on an IT consultant SOA enabling his house? It ran while I was on vacation and I saw it in passing; now I cannot find it.

The story ran something like

“IBM Consultant and OASIS committee member used service oriented architecture to monitor every part of his house. He even service-enabled the mouse traps in his barn, using sound sensors to tally each time a mouse trap was sprung”

Or so I recall.

I would very much appreciate a pointer to the actual story…

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September 18, 2007 | Unregistered CommenterKevin Sample

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