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Tuesday
Nov072017

Complexity of modern life 

I counted.

I have one in the bathroom. One in the car. One in each bedroom. Three in the kitchen - wall, microwave, coffee maker. One on each of my electronic devices. And while I use each of them, most are a royal PIA twice a year. When Daylight Savings Time begins or ends.

Resetting the digital clocks is more complicated than it should be - at least a couple. My bedside alarm clock and my car's clock both require me to pull out the manual and read instructions. (Here is another rant about clocks and their complexity.) A couple others I can push enough buttons to finally get the change I need made.

Granted, my iPad, computer, and phone all auto-correct for DST. That's a good start. But I would someday love to see the day when all devices are manual-free, completely intuitive. 

And yes, I know this falls under the first world problem category.

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Reader Comments (2)

Thank you for ranting for all of us...

November 8, 2017 | Unregistered CommenterKenn Gorman

I feel like such a geezer when I write stuff like this!

Doug

November 8, 2017 | Registered CommenterDoug Johnson

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