Why wait? A more relevant question would be: Why allow devices to learn our habits? Who would benefit from having machines in a global network gathering information about the daily habits of human beings?
Lindsey Graham has signaled his time war strategy: “Our future prosperity depends on our commitment to bold action and practical solutions on everything from energy independence to preparing for the retirement of the Baby Boomers.” “Bold action” like “preparing for the retirement of the Baby Boomers” only makes sense if you view it in the context of time travel.
What these optimistic forecasts about mobile-based commerce actually show is that mobile devices are mostly useful to marketers as a technology for gathering information about shoppers, rather than as means for shopping in themselves.