I work in IT which is the reason this house has:

- mechanical windows
- mechanical door locks
- no Alexa/HomeKit/Google
- no Internet connected thermostats, lamps, or whatnots
- a dumb TV
- wall switches for lights

@jpmens this meme stinks privilege like no other. Most people have none of that shit simply because they're expensive as fuck and make only sense if you live in the same place for an extended period. Also, all that hardware was developed and marketed by other people who 'work in IT' just like you.

@steko I think, regarding the privacy aspect, that those without the "privilege" of owning those things are better off NOT owning those things. Granted, there are certain instances where it might be needed for accessibility (a blind person who could make use of an assistant-driven appliance), but the lack of such things in this regard is a good thing. Those who work in IT know this, hence avoid them on purpose. Not so with the masses in general. @jpmens

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