Internet Friends

16: Turn the Living Room Purple

November 7th, 2018  •  57 mins 32 secs  •  Download (26.8 MB)  •  Link with Timestamp

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Smart homes. Jon is a latecomer, and Drew assures him that’s a good thing. All Jon has so far is Hue lights and speakers, but he’s getting pretty into it pretty quickly. Lightbulbs are easy, though? What about door locks? Cameras? Um, microwaves? Is it worth getting into all that stuff? Is it even easier or more convenient than the way things worked before? It’s an interesting category; unlike phones and tablets, adding smart home technology to your life isn’t just about you. Everybody in your house has to be into it. This doesn’t just apply to automation gizmos, it’s also about personalization for music and video services. How does a household navigate that?