Smart home tech – the big lie

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Would you pay $250 more for a microwave because it was internet-enabled?

According to Ian Aitken, recently appointed CEO of AI tech firm Unisono and former chief technical officer at Samsung Australia, the reality is the value of a microwave connected to the internet doesn’t make it any more useful than an ordinary product that still needs to be stuffed with food.


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