Loo design has barely changed in 150 years – until now. Will people trade their privacy for the chance to find out exactly what is in their waste?

I need to write down the number of anal wrinkles on a sticky note and stick it to my computer monitor for analprint sign-in!

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When it comes to information about your bodily waste, Booth says: “What data are companies linking together? What are they trying to analyse about you? Profile you for? You call them ‘smart homes’, but they’re surveillance homes.”

Information from stool and urine samples could provide all sorts of information – your risk of disease, your diet, your exercise level; how much alcohol you drink and whether you take drugs. Even tracking something as trivial as the time of day you use the loo – regularly in the night, for instance, indicating sleeplessness – could reveal conditions such as depression or anxiety.

ahhhh they’re taking stool samples and phoning home with that info.

Just wait until it’s everywhere and you can’t buy a toilet without it.

I bought a weighing scales, and the only one on sale was bluetooth connected. It can measure and track your BMI and other stuff. Fine, I’m just going to use it as a weighing scales.

A long time later, I’ve replaced the batteries, and now I can’t change it back from LB to KG without downloading an app and connecting it to my phone.

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I can’t help it but the word crap comes to mind.

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heh

video good

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