(Anyway, slashdot is all about being negative, unless the story relates to Elon Musk.)
I don't see why it benefits from being remote controlled
Because the future has turned into something out of a novel co-written by William Gibson and Douglas Adams.
An HP Stream 8 can use the T-Mobile free 200Mb/month data. Although a low limit, it is enough for some light web access (email, accessing documents, some web searches).
I know that there are plenty of other image viewers, but I find it fast and easy to use, while having a lot of useful features for tasks that fall short of requireing a full image editor (e.g. view EXIF info, brightness curve editing, rescaling, lossless jpeg 90-degree rotations).
The extra power could go towards lighting the now-dark offices!
You do know, dude, that a camera doesn't actually STEAL YOUR SOUL,
People say that a lot, but technically a camera is making an illegal copy of your soul.
Numeric stability is probably not all that important when you're guessing.