Simple Technology

Note: This has been sitting around in my drafts for ages, I consider it unfinished but that’s never stopped me from posting something before… A while ago Adrian mused (lusted?) over Apple TV sets and in the comment to that post, he rightly states that “Technology should serve it’s purpose and technology should be as simple as it can be without breaking it’s purpose.” Now, before I go any further I will confirm that what Adrian was really saying was that “Technology should serve it’s purpose and technology should be as USABLE as it can be without breaking it’s purpose.” Which is very different from “technology should be simple”. After all, it takes a long time for technology to evolve …

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