People always used to laugh when Prince Charles talked to his plants. Now, thanks to Twitter and a software called Botanicalls, the plants can talk back.
The leading actor in the Botanicalls realm seems to be a plant called Pothos.
Please don't ask me what kind of plant Pothos is. I can barely tell an oak tree from a park bench. However, he (can a plant be a "he"?) has more than 2,600 followers and--suggesting Pothos might be a little on the self-centered side--Pothos is following no one.
Botanicalls' software is very simple. It hooks your plant to its own Twitter page and the plant feeds information straight to your. Most of the information, strangely, is about feeding.
Pothos has already offered 151 updates. Gems such as "Water me please." And "Thank you for watering me." Or even "You didn't water me enough."… Read more