One item that we can all relate to is the ever-present LEGO. It’s taken on more modern forms and made to relate to popular culture, but it’s still just a bunch of building blocks that you can create a whole new world with. Minecraft was tremendously popular because it held many of the same principles. It’s the mindset of ‘here are some things which with you can create and destroy at your leisure, have fun’.
We rely pretty heavily on our gadgets and gizmos nowadays. There’s no need to remember anyone’s phone number, email address, actual address, or even how to read the face of a clock. Believe it or not, I’ve come across a few young ones who couldn’t, because they only knew of digital. We all know that times change, but it feels like it’s happening faster than we can keep up with. In response to that, there are those who are clinging to the past, just so the rest of us don’t forget what it was like.
What motivates you to get up and go to work every morning? Forcing yourself to do the same thing over and over again can be a little maddening, so why do it? Is it the rare occasion that you actually enjoy your job, or that you need the financial stability? Whatever your reason may be, there’s a good chance you have an alarm clock that tries to wake you with blaring sound or light. If that isn’t enough to give you a start, then what will?
In this day and age, having a smartphone seems like a normal occurrence. Flip phones are deemed out of date, but that’s only because there is a new and improved version of a smartphone coming out every other month. Our standard for a phone is high enough to begin with, but just when we think we have the pinnacle of cellular phone innovation, something new surfaces.
The way we live life now seems to move at such a quick pace that we can hardly cope. Every minute that we’re not doing something productive feels as though we’re wasting time. Even if we’re supposed to be sleeping, our mind is racing with all the things we should be doing, rather than the task at hand. We’re not robots, and you sometimes forget that while you can have something of a system to your day-to-day happenings, there’s always going to be a wrench in your plans somewhere along the way.
Children are curious. They want to be everywhere and see everything all at once. This means their attention span is short, and they can get into some serious trouble fairly quickly. While it is the parent’s job to keep them in check, this isn’t an 8-hour gig that you can clock out from at the end of the day. They’re mentally exhausting with endless questions and physically tiring too with potentially hazardous exploration that you need to pull them away from.
We have a lot of preconceived notions about how things should be. That could easily relate to a matter of subjects, but when it comes to technology, most people have a set way of viewing certain gadgets or gizmos. Most of the time, a watch is associated with something that is worn on your wrist, with a clock face that is round. Of course, there are always people out there that are looking to break the mold, which has led to some pretty interesting innovations.