Sunday, January 15, 2017

CES 2017: LG Smart InstaView Refrigerator

A look at the most attention-arresting gizmos at CES 2017.  (Hindustan Times, 1/14/2017)
It has a 29-inch touch screen on which you can ask for recipes to be shown, set up a timer, add things to a shopping list and even leave notes. Besides, it’ll play you music, show you cooking technique videos, read you some news and even alert you when something is burning in the kitchen.

Related articles:
Why millenials don't know how to cook.  (MarketWatch, 9/10/2016)
The real reason you don't cook.  (Summer Tomato, 8/25/2015)
Out of the Kitchen, Onto the Couch.  (The New York Times Magazine, 7/29/2009)
But here’s what I don’t get: How is it that we are so eager to watch other people browning beef cubes on screen but so much less eager to brown them ourselves? For the rise of Julia Child as a figure of cultural consequence — along with Alice Waters and Mario Batali and Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse and whoever is crowned the next Food Network star — has, paradoxically, coincided with the rise of fast food, home-meal replacements and the decline and fall of everyday home cooking.

Other CES 2017 previews (or not):
PowerVision PowerRay Drone.  (1/15/2017)
Equisense Care horse bodysuit.  (1/13/2017)
Vuze 3D-360° Virtual Reality Camera.  (1/13/2017)
HiTech Ninja solar power backpack.  (1/13/2017)
Augmented reality and head-up technology.  (1/12/2017)
LIVS:  Life-enhancing intelligent vehicle solution.  (1/12/2017)
Sony HT-ST65000 sound bar.  (1/12/2017)
The Las Vegas robot parade continues with Ewaybot's Moro.  (1/9/2017)
Meet Olly.  (1/7/2017)
Lynx Robot.  (1/7/2017)
LG Hub Robot.  (1/6/2017)
Lego goes robotic.  (1/6/2017)
Meet Kuri. (I'll leave you to decide if this allegedly 'adorable' robot is worth $700).  (1/6/2017)
Are you still using a dumb brush?  (1/3/2017)
IllumniBowl 2.0 (as seen on TV).   (12/21/2016)
Fireside Audiobox.  (12/20/2016)
Sony 4K OLED TV.  (12/19/2016)

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