A house so responsive, it’s almost a relationship.
For a sci-fi sense of how social technology may more deeply embed itself into our lives, check out this video of a guy heading home for a dinner date. The story revolves more around the interaction between devices, which appear to have personalities and a sense of empathy.
I guess that wouldn’t be hard to algo up. This is hardly can-canning dishware, but it’s not hard to imagine the protagonist, so attentively coddled, opting to make it a solo night, either.
Oh, to feel reciprocally loved by one’s technology when all else fails!