July 18, 2013
House photos courtesy HGTV
More than 50 years ago, The Jetsons showed us what the technological future might hold in 2062—talking watches, video calls, flying cars and robot maids. Fast forward to today and Apple’s Siri looks very much like George Jetson’s talking watch, while Skype’s video conferencing resembles the Jetsons’ video calls.
Although, we haven’t reached flying cars or robot maid status yet, there is still optimism on the horizon. Cisco predicts that there will be 25 billion connected devices worldwide in 2015, and 50 billion by 2020, each generating data and reporting information.
A survey by the Pew Internet and...