Trustworthy Home Automation

Home Automation promises a lot: convenience, efficiency, the ability to make unique affordances to your needs, not to mention impressing dinner guests with gadgets and gimmicks. But, as with so many things that touch capitalism, it has been corroded into something more alien and compromised. A would-be smort-home-dweller must make excuses to conscientious guests; that the frightening surveillance apparatus in the room is ‘just really convenient’ or ‘it was a gift but actually we really like it’.