Kitchen of the Future: Smart and Fast but Not Much Fun

Your power blender may be able to link to a device on your wrist that’s been tracking your diet, then check in with your freezer and your kitchen scale. It could set up the right smoothie recipe based on what’s on hand, how much weight you’ve gained and which fruit you prefer.

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The crowd at the Smart Kitchen Summit in Seattle. Can you spot anyone wearing an apron?

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Ian C. Bates for The New York Times

Your oven will be able to decide how and when to start roasting the salmon, then text the family when dinner’s ready. Your refrigerator may be able to place a grocery store order, based on a careful study of how much you like to pay for certain items, whether you want…

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