I just set up devices tdm8-a and tdm8-b. I took my daughter over to her
friend’s house to do the setup, so they got to unbox together. I’m sure the
logs will show eleventy billion messages from this first impressions
period. There was much delight. And a request for it to be cloud-shaped so
you could have rainbow clouds. Rainbows were the clear favorite.
We just got home and my daughter’s device remembered our network so she is
now communicating for-reals with the remote pair.
Notes for next time: the diary should have a first impressions page for
notes. As we dropped off late in the evening, day 1 will be tomorrow, so
there’s not a clear place to put notes for what they think of now. I’ve
encouraged them to just use day 1’s notes page.
The setup itself was fairly painless. It took a couple tries to get the 2nd
device set up as I was getting the wifi password dictated to me. Once I
handed over my phone and had him enter it it worked straightaway. My
daughter wanted to set up a hotspot on her (iphone 4) and keep the device
online when we drove home, but it never managed to get a connection. I’m
not sure she had an 3g/internet connection at all, probably not the