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As I add more cordless, smart and rechargeable stuff to my life, I’ve run more into a mundane but real issue: I still have too many cords to deal with when it’s time to charge them.  And there’s no good solution.

Source: Toronto Star / Washington Post

Date: May 18th, 2017

Link: https://www.thestar.com/business/tech_news/2017/05/08/wireless-technology-trades-one-cord-for-another-analysis.html

Discussion

1) This is similar to the “last mile” problem with high-speed internet.  What is the “last mile” problem?

2) Why, in 2017, are we STILL having problems with wires and cords for technology?  Why isn’t there a global standard for wires and cords like there is for, say, HTTP or HTML?

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