SMART HOMES FOR BLOGGERS: While we kick politics around every day here, my primary metier (hey, if Nicholson can use it in Chinatown, I can too…) is writing about technology, including home automation and home theater. My review of one of my favorite home automation books, and some suggested additional reading, is now up on on Blogcritics.
UPDATE: In a nice bit of syncronicity, James Lileks’ latest Bleat–inspired by a visit to a renovated 1970s shopping mall– also looks at technology and the future (as well as all the possible futures of the past):
The Mission style was the vanguard of its day, as was the International Style, as was the Mall design of the 70s; they were all a taste of things to come presented for our approval.
But now we don