Murray Goulden discusses some of the ways that technology and the internet of things is trying to recode our lives
These technologies are, largely unwittingly, attempting to recode some of the most basic patterns of our everyday lives, namely how we live alongside those we are most intimate with. As such, their placement in our homes as consumer products constitute a vast social experiment. If the experience of using them is too challenging to our existing orderings, the likelihood is we will simply come to reject them.source
This in part touches on many of the points made in The Circle.