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December 9, 2016

Ancient technologies

Business travel. We all know what it has turned into, long lines, delayed connections, lousy food, and way too small seats. You may be able to miss some of these,…...
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Business travel.
We all know what it has turned into, long lines, delayed connections, lousy food, and way too small seats. You may be able to miss some of these, but pretty sure there is going to involve waiting.
A lot of it.
And during these waiting periods, what do we do? We shop! Here is a beautiful piece I found at Denver’s airport, and that once I learned what it was made of, I knew that I just had to get one for my home.
This piece is made in Africa by aborigine craftsmen. Ancient basketry techniques were used in its construction. It is beautifully colored, but what it made it really memorable to me was this: It is made out of salvaged telephone wire!
A modern technology goes bust and an older one comes to its rescue! 30 years from now, Where will the technology you are working on end up?
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