Fun blog about a somewhat scary future. I’m not sure I want my pants talking to my refrigerator.
by Neva Bodin
Recently I received a magazine in the mail known as Website Compass. It is touted as “The World’s #1 Internet Magazine.” And it’s scary!
It says, in the future, my toaster will be able to communicate with my refrigerator, which will then tell its secrets to my smart phone. So far, I am not smart enough for a smart phone, and I’m not sure I want to invite one over if it’s going to share all my secrets! I bet it doesn’t stop by sharing with just the refrigerator!
The article, Smart Revolution, page 2, says “And that’s just the beginning. Some researchers predict that by 2020 there will be 50 billion connected objects—about seven times more than people on the planet.”
I’m beginning to believe we don’t need to worry about revolutions between humans, but revolutions between our appliances! Perhaps that’s fodder for a…
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