Our phones get smarter while we ...

My house and my car are getting smarter. After replacing a furnace, a water heater, a dishwasher, a car, and a coffee maker, I would give my house a B- on an IQ test. The problem is, the smarter our houses become, the more incompetent we become–with impunity. …

The problem with all of this brilliant technology is that it’s lulling us into the national delusion that we’re better at things than we really are. That delusion might not seem important if the global economy weren’t nipping at our heels and challenging Americans to be smarter, faster, more rigorous and more aware that other countries are beginning to beat us at our game.

That game will likely be available for download on your smarter than smart phone.