Tech enthusiast: "I want smart lights, smart tv, everything, and connect them all to my digital assisstant!"

Tech worker: *looks wistfully into distance* "I should get a small place in a little town, with a garden, make my own furniture."

@RadicalEdward Networking Tech: Layers 1 through 3 are a nightmare. Just don't go in that room. Everything is working? THANK GOD. Call me if anything seeps out of the wall sockets.

@Bluedepth @RadicalEdward generally the messy human layer.

There are *some* protocols, but they're mostly not fully specified, not documented, and implementations differ wildly. This leads to all sorts of communication errors.

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