Modern technology, while useful, has been somewhat of a disappointment to those of us of a certain generation. I mean, it's nice to have access to the sum of human knowledge at my fingertips - as well as order a pizza or a ride whenever I need it - but where is my hoverboard? My flying car?

And while technology can be harnessed to solve the world's most pressing and complex issues - clean energy, mitigating poverty and inequality, curing diseases; just to name a few - we seem to spend an awful lot of time on trying to make the smart technologies even more convenient for ourselves. Who cares if the planet is burning up outside if our home appliances can automatically adjust the temperature inside, using an app that cleverly measures our body temperature thus avoiding the need to laboriously stand up an walk over to the thermostat? Such are the modern times!

The Twitter account Internet of Sh*t recognizes our obsession with frivolous, useless and downright invasive new technologies and there's nothing better than to poke fun at it. Because nobody really wants a world where Facebook controls our money and reads our minds with brain-machine interfaces, do we? Perhaps we could focus a little more on say - an alternative to plastics and fossil fuels - and less on building a hyper-convenient, dystopian world of mind control, data harvesting and artificially intelligent fridges?

Scroll down to check out some of the public shaming from Internet of Sh*t for yourself, and let us know what you think in the comments below!

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Rabbit Carrot
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1 year ago

I hope they were thrown out of the school/college

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Magpie
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1 year ago

try this then https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fsF7enQY8uI

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Brandy Grote
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1 year ago

Adjust the balance knobs on the bottom correctly and a fridge should automatically shut.

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Brandy Grote
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1 year ago

Roomba went on a bender.

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Brandy Grote
Community Member
1 year ago

Was it beeping and booping piteously?

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Tor Rolf Strøm
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1 year ago

Of course you can't wear it if it's a bug in it!

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wandile dludlu
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1 year ago

I would pay for that seat

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Hans
Community Member
1 year ago

Maybe the right code will lower that pillar.

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Foxxy
Community Member
1 year ago

I wish things were made like they used too. So much waste because of corporate greed. Fridges lasted 20+ years, cars lasted just as long if not longer. Now things last half that time if that. We have become such a throwaway and wasteful society.

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A B C
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1 year ago

10/10 would draw a dick

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Foxxy
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1 year ago

I can think of a few people that needs this, for some reason their voice volume whilst on the phone increases.

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Foxxy
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1 year ago (edited)

Internet Technology has its place but not on a blender or half these things.

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wandile dludlu
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1 year ago

Not a single word was read by me and millions out there

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Demi Zwaan
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1 year ago

I just got a Google Home and if this tap is anywhere near as good as that, I'll be wasting 100s of liters of waters every time I want to fill a pan.

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wandile dludlu
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1 year ago

The hackers were fishing around. . . I'll show myself out

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Rissie
Community Member
1 year ago

True.

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Kaisu
Community Member
1 year ago

Who would ever want something like this?

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Magpie
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1 year ago

Monitor the aisles for what exactly?

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Rabbit Carrot
Community Member
1 year ago

Love my Alexa. It’s not hard to turn the recording function off.

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Kaisu
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1 year ago (edited)

Apple products are just shit in general

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A B C
Community Member
1 year ago

Safe to say, this one's pretty sh*tty

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A B C
Community Member
1 year ago

This can't be serious.

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Mewton’s Third Paw
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1 year ago

Weird.

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Tee
Community Member
1 year ago

👎

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A B C
Community Member
1 year ago

I love eating. Now, why the f*ck would I want to get an electronic fork that destroys the immersion (if you wanna call it so) by annoying me way more than even the most helicoptering parents could? Also, I probably can't eat while it's doing a software update. I'd like to throw it out in the garbage, but my shoes are updating at the moment...

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Brandy Grote
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1 year ago (edited)

And here our quick boarding TSA counters are closed because some numbnutz sent them to the border.

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Magpie
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1 year ago

What is teh supposed benefit of these ?

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Laugh Fan
Community Member
1 year ago

Uh, no thanks.

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A B C
Community Member
1 year ago

If you buy junk like that, you deserve it.

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Mewton’s Third Paw
Community Member
1 year ago

Eh, it’s not like that generation has much of a future anyway. Let them have fun I guess.

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