Opinion: Begrudging technophile
Published 06/02/2010, Republic columnist
It’s no secret that my initial reaction to virtually any new bit of technology is negative.
If you asked some members of my family, they’d say that’s my initial reaction to anything new, period. I’m not sure that’s true. I simply have a healthy skepticism about the value of certain new and improved gadgets and gismos. If a couple of tin cans and a string were good enough in the old neighborhood, why try something new?