Wednesday, November 28, 2012

iPhone & the Dematerialization of Tech

It's easy to take for granted how many features are conveniently packed into our ever-present mobile devices.

Miniaturization and consolidation are the future, and one day all these functions may be accessible right inside our head with an iThink neural implant.

The Monkey Buddha Archives:

I came across this graphic from the CATO Institute, illustrating the many physical gadgets that the iPhone has replaced:

Here's another (slightly more humorous) comparison I saw on fUSION Anomalog that also demonstrates the consolidation of physical technologies:

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