Technology Identity

When a new technology emerges, it behaves like the technology that came before it. Moving pictures acted like photography. Television acted like radio. Cars were designed like the carriages before them (yes, that’s where the word “car” comes from).
And so it is for the first generation of smartwatches (aka “wearables”) with their skeuomorphic analogue watch hands.
I thought we had evolved from skeuomorphism?
We can do better than this shit.

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