Christmas is the time to give, give, give, with many opting to hand out high-tech gifts and gadgets during the season.
And why not? Tech (high or low) is a major part of modern life and often the new tech from year’s past evolves into an everyday necessity that you didn’t know you needed until someone gave it to you at Christmas.
But, there is a limit.
A constant barrage of “smart” products is now raining down on us this holiday season and not all of them are very “smart”; many of them require a lot more assistance to do a simple chore than the “dumb” products they are supposed to replace.
Here’s an enlightened viewpoint on the topic from Fast Company’s Co-Design site.
Well worth the time to read.
It just might change your viewpoint on that “must-have” gizmo.