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Smart Homes Get My Thumbs Up

Just read an interesting post by phoenixmaid . Was about to leave a comment and then decided to ADD ON.

Phoenixmaid asks the question:

Do We Really Want Smart Homes?

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I'm totally OK with Smart technology. Me personally? I wouldn't want a Smart house. I can't even handle an iPhone. But my kids have grown up in a different time from me and no doubt they could adapt every easily.

I can remember when old folks used to say that man never went to the moon. That it was all faked by the government. I'm thinking to myself: “ Why would the gov't lie?

So now Smart technology has come along, I'm thinking like the old folks (because I'm now one of the old folks): “ It ain't real! It's a plot of the government!

There is probably a lot of good to be derived from "mankind's witty inventions". Now, if only we could invent something to stop people from being evil and abusing and misusing things that were created for the good of all mankind.

* What was that? My Smart house is gonna be a pink house? Well alright! Why didn't you say that from the start?? I'm in!! :)

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Neil Armstrong (1930 - 2012)

American Astronaut, first man to walk on the moon

http://pixabay.com/en/neil-armstrong-armstrong-astronaut-11051/

Image credit: http://pixabay.com/en/neil-armstrong-armstrong-astronaut-11051/

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Image Credit » http://pixabay.com/en/house-pink-home-exterior-walls-48818/ by Nemo

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Comments

nbaquero wrote on February 12, 2015, 3:10 PM

cmoneyspinner That is great point you made, technology is not bad per se on the contrary, but the misuse (and abuse) of the technology is what is bad, and that is ultimately determined by us, humans.

phoenixmaid wrote on February 12, 2015, 3:48 PM

oh this made me giggle. But I do think as with anything profit will come above everything else so these systems will be abused.

BarbRad wrote on February 13, 2015, 3:18 AM

I don't think I'm smart enough for a smart house. It would be likely to outsmart me. What I really need are smart sprinklers and drip that just know where the water should go and put it there without springing leaks, breaking, and making geysers. Most of all, they should be smart enough to repair themselves when they do leak or break.

Hollyhocks100 wrote on February 13, 2015, 3:27 AM

I couldn´t handle the smartness either, but totally with your sentiments on making the human population smart. Not sure about a pink house though lol emoticon :grin:

BodieMor wrote on February 19, 2015, 8:08 PM

I have mixed feelings about all this smart technology, unlike our 24 year old son who practically regards it as his generation's birthright!

cmoneyspinner wrote on June 27, 2016, 10:01 PM

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