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Just as indoor plumbing, heating, and lighting have vastly improved our lives, this author hypothesizes that information and communication technology will become more integrated into the home and increase longevity.

Comment: Examples of home technology include devices linking your smart phone to home lighting and monitoring (http://amzn.to/14pQU5I), and technologies making an entire city connected (http://amzn.to/1AIogs2).



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