dumb home

i always wanted to live in one of those “smart homes” like you saw in the overambitious Disney movies. the robot butler who irons your clothes and makes breakfast while you focus on that first important meeting. the temperature and weather and house status all shown on a convenient display somewhere centrally located… by and large a more cohesive setup than anything i have ever dealt with that claims to be “smart”.

having to write multiple if-then statements in multiple different apps and even deploy some persistent servers on the local environment wasn’t exactly my idea of the home of tomorrow ™ or whatever.

those of you who dabble… what platform do you prefer? because SmartThings has me pulling my hair out. (we won’t even talk about Wink)

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