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Pretty soon your toaster will be talking back.
You be aware that the advent of “smart” appliances—those nifty Jetsons-like home devices that can understand simple language commands, operate via remote control, and get hacked for various purposes—is upon us. In fact, LG has announced a new feature that allows you to have text conversations with its home appliance products.
Perhaps you haven’t considered the possibilities of this new technology.
But we have. Look at it. Look at our future:
Don’t know about you guys, but I don’t think the future can’t get here fast enough.
Miles Klee is a novelist and web culture reporter. The former editor of the Daily Dot’s Unclick section, Klee’s essays, satire, and fiction have appeared in Lapham’s Quarterly, Vanity Fair, 3:AM, Salon, the Awl, the New York Observer, the Millions, and the Village Voice. He's the author of two odd books of fiction, 'Ivyland' and 'True False.'