: Automated Households of the future.  ( 1675 )

Re: Automated Households of the future.
« #20 : October 16, 2014, 07:36:11 PM »
Lots of home automation devices use Bash too which was recently discovered vulnerable. The technology really isn't there yet (no unified standard, etc. etc.) and I'd avoid anything that directly connects to your router for automation. Nest looks sweet, but I'm sure it's going to be a total nightmare for the owner if it gets hacked.

We've had pretty good results using mesh networked zwave devices hooked to a security panel reporting through alarm.com. But still, it's got a web login and I use a username/password, so it's as vulnerable as anything else.
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Re: Automated Households of the future.
« #21 : October 16, 2014, 07:48:11 PM »
i prefer intricate mechanics over electric automation, i think you lose something when everything is automated and done for you (although very convenient). especially when its more open to failure and you become dependant

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Re: Automated Households of the future.
« #22 : October 16, 2014, 10:30:24 PM »
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Re: Automated Households of the future.
« #23 : November 07, 2014, 02:40:03 AM »
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Re: Automated Households of the future.
« #24 : November 07, 2014, 01:52:34 PM »
I find the more people rely on technology the less interested they are in common sense/manually working things out for themselves (extreme generalization ftw)

Vaguely remember some shit about how our brains are shifting from primarily storing information to largely remembering where to find it - if the state of my memory is anything to go by then the next generation is probably screwed

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Re: Automated Households of the future.
« #25 : November 07, 2014, 03:33:11 PM »
well surely knowing where to find knowledge is very important for gaining it
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Re: Automated Households of the future.
« #26 : November 07, 2014, 03:45:42 PM »
Well if you were in a library, surely the one book you'd most want to have to hand is the index.
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