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"Every appliance, every light, every bit of electronics in the house is controlled by a single remote that I haven't yet been able to find."
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"Unfortunately my 'intelligent assistant' is cleverer than I am!"
The Internet of Things
"We named her Alexa - thinking forward to when she'll be taking care of us."
Tags:alexa, digital assistant, digital assistants, virtual assistant, virtual assistants, baby name, baby names, baby, babies, parent, parents, old age, old-age, daughter, daughters, gadget, gadgets, smart house, smart home, smart homes, smart houses, technological advances, technological advancements, planning ahead, forward planning
Please Swipe Your Feet
Jim checks his breadbox inbox.
"Apparently our smart house decided it didn't need us anymore."
"Alexa, would you like to say grace?"
A case against talking furniture
"Are you sure you have everything wired correctly? Every time you try to change the channel, I hear the toilet flush."
"It's a smart toilet...after my husband uses it, the seat puts itself down!"
"That's the problem with these 'smart' appliances. When one breaks down, they all experience sympathetic malfunction."
"I know you haven't been flossing. Your electronic toothbrush has been tweeting me."
Well, you and I know it's our home, but our 'smart home' doesn't know it's our home
Tags:home, homes, locked out, phone, phones, smart phone, smart phones, technology, holiday, vacation, holidays, vacations, returning from holiday, returning from vacation, key, lock, locks, smart technology, men, man, tired, grumpy, exhausted, smart malfunctioning technology, tech, broken technology, broken phone, new technology, smart house, smart home, home security, smart houses, smart homes, security, burglary, break in, burglaries, locksmith, locksmiths
"Get lost! I don't want to wash your rags made by child labour!"
"Do we really need the interactive garbage disposer?"
'With our new home automation everything in the house is self-activated except Harold.'
Tags:automation, home automation, technological advances, technological advancements, gadget, gadgets, fully automated, fully-automated, smart house, couch potato, couch potatoes, husband, husbands, wife, wives, laziness, slothful, sloth, lazy, computers, computer automation, building automation, self-activation, automated
Smart Arse Meter
Tags:meter reading, meter readings, smart meter, smart meters, electricity meter, electricity meters, gas meter, gas meters, gas bill, gas bills, electricity bill, electricity bills, utility bill, utility bills, smart technology, gadget, gadgets, gadgetry, wasting energy, energy meter, energy meters, energy price, energy prices, smart house, internet of things
"I synchronized the complete household with the computer and the smartphone. Now I don't have to feel lonely when nobody is at home because I can talk to the loo."
"Good morning, Doug, I've had a chat with the other smart appliances, and we feel we'll be just fine without you from here on in."
'This app lets me remotely control every aspect of my house...except the crabgrass.'
'Good grief! Our house is so 'smart' it just refinanced itself!'
"I installed an awesome smart light. It turns off when my parents enter my room so they can't see the mess."
Tags:smarthome, smart-home, smart home, smarthouse, smart house, smart light, smart-light, smart lights, smart-lights, parent, parents, kid, kids, gadget, gadgets, gadgetry, iot, internet of things, i.o.t., messy bedroom, messy bedrooms, bedroom, bedrooms, tidy, tidiness, untidy, untidiness, chore, chores, housework, kid, kids, messy room, messy rooms
"Artificial intelligence has gone too far. The refrigerator just texted that the dishwasher is talking behind my back."
"I discovered our home can be programmed to spit out any unnecessary clutter."
Tags:smart home, smart homes, smart-home, smart-homes, smart house, iot, programming, program, programs, ai, a.i., artificial intelligence, clutter, spring clean, spring cleans, spring cleaning, spring cleaner, spring cleaners, unnecessary clutter, cleaning job, cleaning jobs, family life, family-life