I Wish That Everything Would Slow Down

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    Make It Work Don't Make It New

    Technology moves at a striking fast pace and none of it seems to work the way it is supposed to. I wish everyone would get together and say lets only buy things that actually work. Then the companies would slow down their development cycles and make sure things worked.
    xandermann xandermann
    26-30
    Jul 20, 2011

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