We take for granted the advances that continue to make our lives easier: We eat foods grown around the world, talk to friends who are thousands miles away, pay for lunch with a wave of our smart phones and our cars can parallel park themselves! Pretty amazing.
Remarkable discoveries are being made every day in medicine, nanotechnology and communication, but still people complain.
- Office workers average 121 emails each day.
- The average person has 19 passwords. One in three of those passwords is weak.
- Battery life is never long enough yet 15% of phone chargers are lost within three months of purchase.
- Hackers, what did we ever do to them?
On the bright side. Innovative technologies will continue to improve our world. In the next three years we can expect:
Our amazing technologies serve as constant reminders of how strange and wondrous our world is. Enjoy them. Revel in the advantages they offer. I for one, do not wish to go back to the age of washing clothes with a wash board and out houses.
A Must Watch! America’s favorite philosopher comic, Lewis CK said it best on Late Night with Conan O’Brien “Life is amazing and no one is happy.”