The One Who Isn’t Easily Replaced

It’s difficult to think of a time when technology didn’t change things for the better.

When machines replaced people, the natural instinct was to work to find a new place to work. Finding a new job, trading your old job for a new job, trading your old education for a new job.

And it’s difficult to think of a time when growth in this area wasn’t accompanied by a bump in well-being, as it often is today. We look at the growth of Twitter or Apple or Yelp and marvel, “How could they do that?”

Sure, there are benefits to the diligent, patient search for a little more polish. But aren’t the benefits worth living without?