Writing essays and thesis by hand or typwriter?
That's just another reason why I did so badly in school. But look at me! Now, I spend most of my waking hours at a keyboard. I hate computer technology and didn't really know squat about computers until I forced myself to jack in for a living about five years ago. Now I know more about PC and Mac than your average schlep. I still hate them and think they will be the cause of our ultimate undoing.
I don't think technology solved any more problems than it created, but look, in just a minute, my thoughts will be there for millions to look at, and someone, somewhere, is getting remote surgery. The biggest bonus for me is I can type quicker than I can write, it helps me lay down some great video tracks with effects and graphics.
Just waiting for the crash.
Do you remember what it took to live without a computer in your house? A cordless phone? Pong? A TV with analog broadcast? I tell you what; you really had to know your $h!t.