[FoRK] What do you think of my http://techcrunch.com/2013/07/24/google-chromecast/

Ken Meltsner meltsner at alum.mit.edu
Thu Jul 25 07:16:19 PDT 2013


On Thu, Jul 25, 2013 at 9:13 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer <greg at bolcer.org>wrote:

> ...



> Forget about two OS's, my stupid household has an over-abundance of
> interwebthingies, some of which run out of batteries, have too many wires,
> have their own quirks or can get lost in the couch.
>
> Win7: Desktop x 1, Laptops x 2
> Ubuntu 12: Desktop/Server x 2
> iOS4.x: itouch
> iOS5.x: iphone4
> iOS6.x: iphone5
> Android: Tablet x 1, mini Tablet x 2, phone x 1
> Game Systems: Wii x 1, n64 x 1,
> Handheld Games: Nintendo DX x 2, Gameboy x 2, LeapPad x 1
> Game Services: Steam x 2, Origin x 2, Uplay x 1, UbuntuOne x 2
> TV: Smart TV x 3, Dish box x 1, Joey x 4
> Cloud Services: Dropbox x 2, iCloud x 1, Gapps x 1, Dev/Soft x 5
> Wifi Networks x 2
> DSL provider x 1
> Wireless phones x 4
> Eyeware: Vuzix x 1, Philips Scuba x 1, 3d Glasses x 2, R/B x 4
>

You, sir, are moving from being a user of technology to being a collector.
If you get enough old stuff, you will become an accumulator, and might win
a coveted spot on "Hoarders: The Digital Generation" in a decade or so.

Ken Meltsner


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