The vision of ambient intelligence holds promise of a new and changed everyday life of people. There is a range of scenarios depicting how, in the future, our environments will react "intelligently" upon our presence and behavior. Our home will greet uswhen we come home, recipes will automatically be selected based on the contents of our fridge and our personal preferences, and we may remotely control and monitor our homes, etc. Somehow, many of the above visions seem to be driven by efficiency ideals rather than fundamental concerns of how we may creatively use the technical possibilities to shape…
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