From the Editor's Computer
Technology, I’m afraid to say, is not infallible. As much as we prefer to think otherwise, that is the sad truth.
In fact, technology is most likely to fail you right at that exact moment that you are counting on it the most.
How many times have you been on the phone either waiting for someone to give you some information off the computer, or you’re the person with the information on a computer that is oh so reluctant to cooperate?
How many times have you been faced with a deadline only to have your email go down, or the computer crash and all your work disappear?
How many times has the power gone off at just the most inopportune time possible?
How many times has the lawn mower worked, only to quit right at the moment you plan to mow the lawn because company is coming (or the Communities in Bloom judges)?
For that matter, how many times has the vacuum cleaner quit as company is walking up the sidewalk?
There are umpteen different pieces of technology that we use everyday without even thinking about it, until that one moment when it stops working properly.
We are all going to be faced with a technological blip at some point in time. When it happens, may the blip be brief and create the least amount of havoc in your life possible so that you can quickly get on with your day.
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