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Convenience: just add complexity

Cold room Convenience: just add complexity Do we need to mass transmit every little thing we do? Not necessarily. It can make our lifes a lot easier. But at the same time mass transmittion and the technology enabling it add some astonishing complexity to everyday tasks. Now, it's kinda chilly in here. Let me use sattelites to connect to servers across the globe to raise the temperature in the room a couple degrees. Open app thermostat Lolcat pictures Adjust temperature Process input Connect to remote server Cold room Cold room Back to lolcats Update GU─░ Check login Chop wood Adjust thermostat Activate heater Lookup userprofile Set fire to wood Receive Wait for a bit pushnotification Update logfiles Warm room Send command Activate heater Send feedback to server Warm room Update userprofile Wait for a bit | Update smartfunctions Transmit data to cloud Warm room Time required 58:27 01:27 00:25 1903 1993 2013

Convenience: just add complexity

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Infographic about the complexity of nowadays convenience. Using a digital thermostat for example.

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