This article, from 2009, landed in my Twitter feed today.

http://russelldavies.typepad.com/planning/2009/01/meet-the-new-schtick.html

It's a piece from Russell Davies about how our internet connected future is going to drown us in every day objects trying to communicate us using human language. You think the companies that supply the services you use talking on Twitter are annoying? Just wait until your banana tells your fridge to send you a text that says it's going to go bad in 24 hours.