Devices are now marketed as “smart” if they are unable to function unless in contact with a remote command and control network that tells them what to do, which seems like the opposite of “smart” to me. https://twitter.com/gdead/status/1083714843834761219
i think they are 'smart' devices in the sense some people consider themselves smart for abusing other people's trust. using this meaning for the word 'smart' makes much more sense to me.
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