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by CareyBot

The race for better and faster technology has arguably replaced the rat race. We all know now who moved our cheese: Technology did. Call me old-fashioned, but I prefer the rat race. At least I knew where I was going, what I had to do, and who would win. I knew I was going nowhere fast, that I had to keep up with the Joneses, and I knew the rat always won. Participation in the technology race means the last upgrade I purchased becomes instantly obsolete upon installation, and I've got to run faster to purchase the next one. Technology is a race with no finish line. "Instant" will be way too slow in just a few years, no doubt. Perhaps there will be broad adoption of technology that automatically reads, interprets and responds to text messages on your behalf. That will be...