smart home

objects that can think is a better way to express the smart product or responsive environment concepts. while i was in chi05, i got the chance to chat with Hiroshi Ishii,one of the leading figures of tangible user interfaces. he gave the advise not to use smart as a beginning point in my research direction. he is definitely right. words loose their grounds whenever they become stereotypes..
i try to begin to comment on the papers- about intelligent environments- i am planning to read in following days.