Like the paperless office, that made it easier to make more paper work, so too the time savings and convenience of things that end up becoming our masters rather than our tools.
So Thoreau. Got it.
Walden isn’t just a lake maaan
Late to this party. When I see my cousin’s $0.00 electric bills, plus the checks he gets every quarter for putting power back into grid, I’d say those solar panels are doing alright.
Used for finding directions in my car and for searching for products at stores, or finding places to eat.
Aside: for years I’ve joked that the first non-commercial/non-military car GPS systems came along after some exec or engineer decided he didn’t want to be badgered by his wife about stopping and getting directions anymore.