Stuff I Love
Weave > Matter
I really wish that ‘Weave’ had won out as the brand name for the smart home communication standard over ‘Matter’.
Seeing as Thread radios are still at the heart of interconnected devices with Matter, that whimsical many-threads-make-a-strong-weave analogy would be easier to explain than something as esoteric as ‘Matter’.
I like names that make sense, and Matter-the-home-standard doesn’t have one of them. At least Matter-the-reading-app has some logic behind its name. It comes from a quote and book by storied author Ursula K. LeGuin:
Words are my matter.