If it lacks common sense, hi-tech might as well be Alchemy 2.0. Hi-tech tends to rearrange reality according to its own desired image. …

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Exception to the rule? Ask yourself if the world would have known the smartphone, in its very specific shape (product format) of a sleek, black tile with rounded edges, it it weren’t for Steve Jobs. Maybe later, in a different form? Mind you: Apple brought the iPhone at a time when people weren’t exactly complaining about their mobile phones!

No more fertile ground than when a product or service manages to combine the inevitable/what’s needed with what’s desired. …

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Ever realized that before you can expect autonomous cars (AVs) to take over, you will at least need to phase out conventional, manually operated cars, and probably need overlaying grid control? All of this is at least ten years away yet, if ever. …


Ralph Panhuyzen

Identify how high-tech bypasses common sense to sell us a solution that frequently misses the point | country: Netherlands

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