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The implications of smart home technologies

Malcolm J. Fisk

in Inclusive housing in an ageing society: Innovative approaches

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342638
eISBN:
9781447302582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342638.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Gerontology and Ageing

The origins of smart homes are to be found in intelligent, or smart, buildings which began to appear in the 1970s and 1980s and were lauded as offering the potential means of improving energy ... More


Domesticity and Its Discontents

Paul Dourish and Genevieve Bell

in Divining a Digital Future: Mess and Mythology in Ubiquitous Computing

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015554
eISBN:
9780262295345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015554.003.0080
Subject:
Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter examines the interplay between technology and the home’s social and moral organization, focusing on the fact that “the home” is a highly variable cultural object, in physical, social, ... More


The Next-Generation Technologies

Anindya Ghose

in Tap: Unlocking the Mobile Economy

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036276
eISBN:
9780262340427
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036276.003.0015
Subject:
Business and Management, Marketing

This chapter discusses emerging technologies, including wearable technologies, artificial intelligence, instant messaging and apps, smart homes and connected cars, smart wallets, and virtual ... More


Appropriations

Arnold Michael

in Digital Domesticity: Media, Materiality, and Home Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190905781
eISBN:
9780190905828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905781.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter considers how media landscapes in the home have shifted over this century and examines how devices relate to each other and to householders to create dynamic and evolving media ... More


Histories

Arnold Michael

in Digital Domesticity: Media, Materiality, and Home Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190905781
eISBN:
9780190905828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905781.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

This chapter tracks both the processes of change as they have unfolded in the home and the implications of socio-technical change across a wide range of domestic media technologies, as they flow ... More


The New Elderly Surveillance State

Michael D. Stein and Sandro Galea

in Pained: Uncomfortable Conversations about the Public's Health

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780197510384
eISBN:
9780197510414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197510384.003.0052
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter studies how technology can help keep the older generation safe and at home. If media commentary on this subject is to be believed, the Internet of Things will carry part of the load of ... More


Conclusion

Arnold Michael

in Digital Domesticity: Media, Materiality, and Home Life

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190905781
eISBN:
9780190905828
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190905781.003.0009
Subject:
Sociology, Science, Technology and Environment

The conclusion returns to the book’s key concerns and themes: the particular, the contextual, and the messiness of household media ecologies, as demonstrated through the various stages of technology ... More


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