When I was a little kid, I remember how perplexing it was when I was told that “history always repeats itself”. I often wondered why people don’t learn from their mistakes, but now that I am a little older it makes a lot more sense. I think that there are just repeating patterns that surface as new “things” are introduced into cultures. It is not necessarily always a “mistake”, but a naturally occurring iteration of growth. The same principles get applied to technological improvements that ultimately make them smarter, faster, smaller, etc.

So this brings me to a simple observation […]