Sad Technology

Just discovered an interesting blog called “SadTech“. While many of the articles are great, these two in particular are simultaneously very sad and very funny:

Visiting the Dentist

Today, when we go to the dentist, we are primitive people. What we have is a person reaching into our mouths with a scraper. When that doesn’t work we get cavities, and we turn to a dentist with a drill. A drill of all things! And when that doesn’t work, the tooth gets pulled out. This does not sound a whole lot more advanced than civil war surgery…

Cigarettes

When you think about sad technologies, there are few that are sadder than cigarettes. Cigarettes should probably be the SadTech poster child.

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Chris

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