Although technology is a wonderful thing, it does spoil some of the fun. Who uses paper maps or bothers about listening to music at concerts?
#14 Concerts used to be about listening to music live. Now it’s all about shooting a poor quality video nobody will ever want to watch.
#13 Although exchanging CDs was not quite legal, there was something special about it, wasn’t there?
#12 It wasn’t until the baby was born that parents would find out the baby’s sex. Thanks to modern technology ’the fun is spoilt’ months before the delivery.
#11 Taking photos did require some basic skills. Now that everyone is equipped with a smartphone, we all have become ‘photographers’.
#10 Old school Internet modems has this ‘feeling’ of tangible connection with the rest of the world. Now that the wireless or mobile internet is everywhere, this feeling is long gone.
#9 It wasn’t that long ago when even urban legends were petrifying. Now even horror movies are barely scary.
#8 With smartphones navigation has become ABC easy. This, however, means that our natural sense of direction has been adversely affected.
#7 Unexpected visits used to meet a night out together. Now, people only pop in if they urgently need something.
#6 It was only the invited bunch that would know about the upcoming party. With smartphones and social media it’s almost the entire world that can join it.
#5 Newspapers were in every single house. All you can take to the toilet now is your… smartphone.
#4 We used to spend hours choosing a video to rent for the weekend. Nowadays VODs offer even more titles but there is nothing really worth your attention…
#3 Receiving a message was so pleasant. Now a text message is nothing but a nuisance.
#2 Even our houses have gone smart. With just a touch of your smartphone you can turn on the light.
#1 Human interaction called for some face-to-face contacts. Today, and it’s not got to do with the pandemics only, we rely on technology way too much.