In the last week, we’ve just bought a new TV. In fairness, there was nothing really wrong with the old one, but this one rocks. After, hours of random button pressing (careful research, my husband says), it suddenly started to talk to the internet and voila, fires up. Impressive. Shame we can’t repeat this, as no-one was paying attention as to how we got there.

This leaves us with a problem.

When it goes wrong we’ll have no idea what to do with it. In 1976, when electrical equipment broke, all you needed was a hammer. Now you need a degree in electrical engineering, just to get the packaging open.

Which comes on to the next point, not un-connected with our exploits.  Technology is definitely making us more stupid. We love the stuff it does, but we don’t know how it does it.

My family, generally reads stuff; books, magazines, newspapers etc.. And lord knows, we talk, talk, talk (which is a good thing, mainly). But in the course of the last six months, we’ve acquired 3 iPads. Mum, dad and Offspring. Now we sit together like the three wise monkeys, with our iPads and there is … silence. Books sit unread and the cats have to get their own tea. This can only be a bad thing.

A plan is required …


About Dystonia Girl

Horse rider who loves to blog and do lots of other things too. Lives with, but is not defined by, a rare neurological condition called Dystonia.
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2 Responses to Technology

  1. ipad says:

    I wanted to thank you for this great read!! I definitely enjoyed every bit of
    it. I’ve got you saved as a favorite to look at new things you post…

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