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Why Smart Everything Is Dumb

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January 15, 2014
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Summary:
Brace yourself - WiFi fridges and bluetooth toothbrushes are coming. Pitched as a big leap forward, Reuters' Jon Gordon argues the connected home paradigm is more shortsighted than futuristic.


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