3. Slap an Interface on It!: Slimmer TVs! Faster computers! And an overlooked epidemic of awful.

You can’t write a tech book today without giving credit to us. It truly is impressive what we’ve done as a society—teachers to venture capitalists—to push important technology forward.

Good job, everyone.

Let’s say we filled your entire hard drive with high-definition movies. The dot below represents how many movies you could have stored on the largest hard drive you could buy in 2006:


About 180 movies (4GB movies on a 750GB hard drive)

Seven years later, on the largest hard drive available, you could store enough movies to watch them for 125 days ...

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