In a few years, our kids will think it was weird that we didn’t speak to our microwave telling it to reheat last night’s leftovers.
Tonight, I was able to start my Whirlpool microwave (less than a year old) with the door open. Yes, OPEN.
Appliance marketers need to take a few steps back and let the hardware engineers catch up to the absurd expectations that snap-on IoT (Internet of Things) “benefits” have been allowed to side step safety, performance and common-sense. And my microwave is as dumb as they come.
Let’s make our machines work correctly first as a foundation, then make them smarter, not the other way around.