Archive for September, 2017

  • Sep012017

    The pager

    Growing up with technology has been equalizing as well deprecating. Back then, the web was like the wild west. If you needed to make a change to a page, you just make the change and upload on the spot. Nowadays, it’s all frameworks within frameworks directed by server scripts and triggered by a single command. Also back then, a pager seemed so advanced, it was like alien tech. Are those lotto numbers that keep getting displayed? I never had the privilege of having one or the means of calling back anyway. Life coaches would say something like “Control your technology” “Don’t let it control you!”. I think the manifestations have gone much further than that and a lot more complicated now. Pagers couldn’t survive the 21st century but I don’t think anyone cares because it’s not personal.

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