SOoo, I found that there's a device that allows your plant to tweet you (like through twitter, for those of you who are my dad) when it needs to be WATERED. Things are getting a little INSANE don't you think?
This has so much to do with how humans have become completely detached from the natural world. So much so that we need to use electronic technology to understand the plants we LIVE with. Here are the articles I found about it from The New York Times and CrispGreen.