Think of a living room as a control center — the spot where you plan your day, lounge, chat, throw parties, watch movies, and embrace the evening. There’s a lot going on here, which is exactly why the room deserves your attention. That’s not to say you need to start fussing over the feng shui or buy a pair of $10,000 couches. Your room needs to be smarter than that. Here’s how to have the living room of your dreams, one that is comfortable, automated, and bordering on sentient.