Designed Obsolescence

All Systems Failed

I think software is going through a phase that TV programming did. Where customer loyalty is forgotten. No one wants to try anything new because they’ve been burned too many times. So now shows are delivered in their entirety…so that we can understand the committment.

How touching is it that my last Kindle note was a quote from Oliver Sack’s “On the Move” where he describes losing a suitcase that contained three years of photographs and notes he had made in preparation for writing a book.

mid 18th century: from Latin obsolescent- ‘falling into disuse’, from the verb obsolescere.

But we aren’t falling. We’re being pushed over a cliff. says it’s risky if consumers notice and revolt. Lots of interesting writers in this to research