Understanding the Connected Home: Factory Reset


Understanding the Connected Home is an ongoing series that explores the questions, challenges and opportunities around increasingly connected homes. (Show all posts on this blog.). Update: As of Sept 2015, we turned it into a larger research project and book at theconnectedhome.org.

Let’s consider for a moment that an apartment full of sensors and network infrastructure is basically a computer we live in. That means we need to consider implications of security and control (like Cory Doctorow does in that last link). It also means we need to think about failure states and personal data.