The main experience I’ve had with the ‘trade-off’ in technology is to do with my hobby of reading. I love books, my collection id probably at around 200 altogether, but I found myself needing to buy a Kindle, since no matter what store I went into (department store or actual bookstore) there were hardly any books. Then, when I would go online (such as eBay) the shipping costs were so high because I live in Australia! I’ve now had to buy most of my books in the past year through Amazon. It worries me a bit, as I’m a bit old fashioned and love to hold the paper books in my hands.
Five Things We Need to Know About Technological Change – First Idea