The Bloke and A Bird Show Episode 24

F1's summer break is almost over, and as we'd expect the stories from Formula 1 are getting weaker and weaker.

Mercedes has looked at their poor starts and concluded that there are a lot of reasons why things went badly in Hungary.

Patricia is following F1's "dream teams"

And we're waiting to see the latest iteration of Force India's 2013/2014/2015/2016 Formula 1 car.

Since it's a slow week, we step away from Formula 1 for a bit and take a look at the Wink home automation system.  It's a very simple and highly capable ecosystem that starts fulfilling the promise of a smart home - although it's not perfect.  Check it out over at  

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Posted on August 16, 2015 .