Being an early adopter of technology and a writer on the subject can be a lot of fun. You get access to a lot of new gadgets and services before they go mainstream. You get to be on the front lines of exciting changes and trends.
But for every profound glimpse of the digital future you may get, factor in twice as many moments of frustration, anger and helplessness. If you think you’re annoyed by, say, your buggy smartphone or a tablet device that won’t work the way you want it to, imagine using it six months or a year ago, before a lot of the worst software bugs were fixed.
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