Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Apple's Airpods Are an Omen The company’s slick, wireless earbuds work great, but they foreshadow startling changes to the social fabric. - The Atlantic
"... After acclimating to the AirPods, I began wondering if the role earbuds play in contemporary, technological life has been profoundly underestimated. The best way to understand a technology is sometimes to remove it and go without; only then does its function become palpable. You notice this when your car breaks down and you have to take transit to work, or when you leave your phone at home and can’t check in with work or family, or when a service outage takes out the internet, and Netflix along with it...."
Are Apple AirPods Any Good? - The Atlantic