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The Internet of things: TVs, cars and air conditioners already plug into the Internet but what happens when they're joined by toasters, fridges, microwaves and, eventually, milk, toilet paper and rice crispie crackers?
And TVs have evolved to understand when you say "mute" and "change channels" but to do this they need to capture every word that's said in the room. Does this bother you?
Tech expert Paul Brislen discusses current issues with Simon Mercep.