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What aspects of the technology in the house can you compare to technology of today?

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The house in the story shares several similarities with the smart homes of today. In the story, the house announces the date, any important details about the day (birthdays, anniversaries, bills that are due, etc.), makes breakfast, opens the garage, cleans up, waters the lawn, and so on.

A smart home, today, is a residence that can have any number of devices that will automate jobs which people have historically done. We can use...

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