Ridiculous Times ‘Smart Devices’ Were Laughably Dumb

They say capitalism breeds innovation, but the need to spend extra time answering your smart dishwasher’s product survey in order for the thing to function hardly feels «innovative.» They say artificial intelligence is going to replace humans, but a pathetic little robot that needs a human to help it out of the snow doesn’t seem …
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Dystopian Times Connecting Objects to the Internet Went Wrong

While it is true that a home that calibrates its vibe to your liking as soon as you walk in the door sounds like a cool, futuristic detail from a Philip K. Dick story, but in reality it looks like a refrigerator that blue-screens every time you try to open it and shower that forces …
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Compelling Reasons Connecting Everything to the Internet is a Mistake

Ever look around and get the sense that we’re living in some sort of techno-dystopia? We get it—sometimes it’s cool to have lights that you can dim from your phone or a watch that tells you how many calories you burned, but maybe the ‘Internet of Things’ has gone too damn far. Once you start …
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20+ Times ‘Smart Devices’ Were Laughably Dumb

They say capitalism breeds innovation, but the need to spend extra time answering your smart dishwasher’s product survey in order for the thing to function hardly feels «innovative.» They say artificial intelligence is going to replace humans, but a pathetic little robot that needs a human to help it out of the snow doesn’t seem …
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People Are Bewildered by TikToker’s Excessive Smart Home Gadgets

While I’m still sweeping my kitchen floor with a basic, dollar-store broom, some gadget-obsessed people out there are living in futuristic ‘smart homes’ where devices have their own devices. TikTok account @shopping666 advertises a vast array of absurdly specific household gadgets through a series of videos in which people demonstrate the usefulness of the products …
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30+ Times Connecting Objects to the Internet Went Wrong

A home that calibrates its vibe to your liking as soon as you walk in the door sounds like a cool, futuristic detail from a Philip K. Dick story, but in reality it looks like a refrigerator that blue-screens every time you try to open it and shower that forces you to watch three commercials …
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20+ Reasons Connecting Everything To The Internet Is A Mistake

Ever look around and get the sense that we’re living in some sort of techno-dystopia? We get it—sometimes it’s cool to have lights that you can dim from your phone or a watch that tells you how many calories you burned, but maybe the ‘Internet of Things’ has gone too damn far. Once you start …
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20 Reasons Why ‘Smart Devices’ Are Actually Dumb As Hell

What’s the point of ‘smart’ and ‘connected’ objects? Are they supposed to help us get through menial tasks more efficiently, or have the capitalists figured out a clever way to perpetually profit off the objects we use on a daily basis? Sometimes it feels like the latter. When your printer holds your ink cartridge hostage …
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23 Reasons Why Connecting Everything To The Internet Is A Mistake

Ever look around and get the sense that we’re living in some sort of techno-dystopia? We get it—sometimes it’s cool to have lights that you can dim from your phone or a watch that tells you how many calories you burned, but maybe the ‘Internet of Things’ has gone too damn far. Once you start …
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23 Reasons Why Connecting All Things To The Internet Is Cursed

Ever look around and get the sense that we’re living in some sort of techno-dystopia? We get it—sometimes it’s cool to have lights that you can dim from your phone or a watch that tells you how many calories you burned, but maybe the ‘Internet of Things’ has gone too damn far. Once you start …
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