As our world becomes more automated, as sensors and smart-home devices become more prevalent, should we be allowed to make use of automated technologies on Shabbat? After all, we don’t really activate the mechanism; they respond to us!
In response to Coronavirus, many have speculated that we will do away with light switches, which can easily transmit diseases. Instead, we will use more voice and movement responsive devices. How will Halakha respond to these issues?
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