Homekit By Apple Scares Me Because I Don’t Want My Garbage To Fight Back

Ambitious, but do we really want our toaster to call out "hey stupid, your bread is burning!"
Ambitious, but do we really want our toaster to call out “hey stupid, your bread is burning!”

So I hear about Apple Homekit from their presentation at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.

I immediately think of HAL from “2001: A Space Odyssey”, telling Dave not to turn him off.

Uh oh...or as Scooby Doo would say...Ruh roh....
Uh oh…or as Scooby Doo would say…Ruh roh….

I then move forward, albeit briefly, to “West World”, A movie about a robust robot amusement park where Yul Brenner kills a bunch of people and other robots kill people in the control center.

Where nothing could possibly go "worng"
Where nothing could possibly go “worng”

Then my mind wanders to the recent Johnny Depp film “Transcendence”, but then I laugh it off since computers will not be that ridiculous anytime ever.

oops.......
oops…….

There was a movie of the week I recall in the 1970’s called “Colossus: The Forbin Project” that I thought was scary. I was very young and my mom was feeding me candy and homemade oatmeal cookies, so I might have just been high wired, unlike like I am now.

1970's groovy computer goes bananas
1970’s groovy computer goes bananas

And as I look at my Tempur Pedic pillow, I wonder if it would someday be able to suffocate me in the middle of the night because I snore too much….or would my ResMed CPAP machine (for snoring) come to my defense and declare war against it.

Ahhh....good for the neck, unless it strangles me....
Ahhh….good for the neck, unless it strangles me….
CPAP machine and all attachments that are connected to your face to help you sleep...not intimidating at all
CPAP machine and all attachments that are connected to your face to help you sleep…not intimidating at all
The actual mask I have to wear....do I even have to explain the risks here?
The actual mask I have to wear….do I even have to explain the risks here?

Who would win in that battle?

And why did I just refer to two home objects as “who”?

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