The Long View: How do we cope with a slower pace of change?
5G Wireless was supposed to revolutionize communications, but so far it hasn't even budged our download speeds. Windows 10 was supposed to be the last Windows with a number, but then came Windows 11. . . whose selling point is supposed to be familiarity. Smartphone operating systems come along, and the earth no longer shifts under the weight of folks standing in line for new phones. There seems to be a pattern here, and ZDNet's Karen Roby and Scott Fulton have both taken note of it. Yes, the pace of the public discourse on technology is still brisk, but maybe with less of a good reason than there used to be. Read more: https://zd.net/2VDVHkm