Friday, July 28, 2017

The Internet of Nagging Things

found on LinkedIn

As more and more things become connected, and as they all seemingly have conditions under which they'll send you a notification or alert or some other kind of message that the makers think needs your attention, just imaging what a home full of smart devices like that will be like. Imagine what it will be like when 2 things are vying for your attention at the same time, or 3 things, or 5, or 10. The more smart devices you have, the more likely the occasional overlap will be and the more devices will overlap with each other attempting to get your attention. It'll be like the film "Cheaper by the Dozen" except instead of a bunch of precocious children it'll be a bunch of appliances with sensors and alerts and updates that need to be applied.