We’re all guilty of it…raging against the machine or, in my case, machines.
It’s why colleagues have placed a swear box on my desk. And there are days when it could easily need emptying more than once.
The devices that are supposed to make our lives easier often solve one problem and create others that didn’t exist before.
Enabling technology? Ha! The best technology is the technology that’s invisible, just working in the background, letting you get on with the task in hand without worrying about syntax errors, fatal exceptions and invalid operations.
If you find your hackles rising in the grip of daily combat with devices then this clip from Conan O’Brien’s US chat show might help to calm the inner rage.