"Honey, I did it again...! I swear that wasn't on purpose!"It's all fun and games until someone's credit chip expires and it's time for the replacement.
Although, "accidentally" ordering things as you walk by them - like perhaps a Gretsch White Falcon. That could be cool.
You mean I can stop feeding the stray and neighbor cats finally!?All of our dogs have had ID chips implanted. Most vets have a scanner. If you bring in a stray the first thing they'll do is scan it. You can use the chip to open the dog/cat door (door only opens when it recognizes the chip) and they also sell feeding dishes that only open when the chip is recognized.
First thing I thought of was the TV cartoon "Futurama" (1999-2003). Everybody gets "career chips", which assigns your life job.
I'm of the last generation that had to remember phone numbers. I can remember my best friends parents phone number from my high school days, but any contacts I put in my phone these days I have a difficult time with.If I didn't know better, I'd think this stuff was custom designed, to make folks lazier, technology dependent, docile and compliant.....
In the meantime, I notice 6 new tickets in the system for people who can't print, and 23 password changes this morning for people who forgot their passwords.
If the robots do selective destruction, I'm not automatically opposed.
I work in IT as well. It's interesting to see how things have changed over the last 30 years. While obviously there are plusses, I see some detrimental effects. Pretty fascinating from a social point of view.I work in IT, so of course I'm a proponent of technology. However, there are situations in which technology just slows things down...
Do we really need a touch screen to pour our soft drinks? Or replace a pad & pen?
No we don't. Sometimes the simplest solution is the best one.
I thought we all worked in IT.I work in IT as well. It's interesting to see how things have changed over the last 30 years. While obviously there are plusses, I see some detrimental effects. Pretty fascinating from a social point of view.
And agreed on the soft drink machine. Overkill. I just want a Coke - in a glass bottle.