Example of Calm Tech from Amber Case. A tea kettle does not consume your attention until you need it to. It uses a single sound that you can hear from wherever in the house you might be to indicate your action is required. It does not have extraneous features or provide non-actionable information.
Tea Kettle Tech could save us from Alarm Fatigue
Tea Kettle Tech fits in nicely with a vision of Techno-Pastoralism
“Age of Alerts: Wake me when it’s over” (Link)