Is Smart Making Us Dumb?

See on Scoop.itNow you’re In Control of your Technology

A revolution in technology is allowing previously inanimate objects—from cars to trash cans to teapots—to talk back to us and even guide our behavior. But how much control are we willing to give up?  By Evgeny Morozov.

Richard Leslie‘s insight:

The “smart” home of the future has become a reality and not just for the peculiar or wealthy.

However, we do need a bit of common sense, let’s not forget how to think for ourselves. We should be looking for a…

“ A Smarter way of living “

“Smart” homes can be defined as enhanced homes.  As the cost of resources continues to rise and the price of electronics continues to fall, home automation or so a smart home will provide and prove to be even more cost effective.

Saving time and money is smart – getting a fork to twirl your pasts is neither.

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