The importance of ordinary technology

When I think of technology and how it affects my life, my thoughts tend to go to the higher end stuff. But to note something Paul Krugman ponts out here on his blog (Bar mitvah – Paul Krugman Blog – NYTimes.com), it’s very likely the low end stuff that makes the most of a difference in our lives. After all, we take these technologies and others — fridges, canned and frozen food, paper — for granted, but it is the stuff we would be lost without if we didn’t have it. I would gladly take my Amana fridge over my Blackberry anyday.

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