In 2020 watches are mini-computers, self-driving cars are on the road and homes are smart. Voice-activated outlets and light bulbs are as common as the pesky housefly. Motion-activated cameras catch naughty pets in the act, spy on the mailman and can even dispense treats. Finally, Japanese toilets play music to help shy bladders, heat your bottom and take care of your hygiene needs without killing trees. New technology is always exciting, but is smarter always better? Or are some gadgets taking it too far or even making humans dumber?
Originally published on Youth Time Magazine. Read it here.