Goodbye, Smart Home?

Goodbye, Smart Home?

By Jennifer Pattison Tuohy
Is 2021 the year we give up on gadgetry and embrace a more elegant home intelligence?

The smart home has always been a solution in search of a problem. Why do I need an app to turn on my lights when a switch works just fine? And is talking to your house really the behavior you want to model for your kids?

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