A question about Justin Bieber on Lockergnome got me thinking. Baoster was wondering why it is some people “love” JB while others loathe him. There doesn’t seem to be much middle ground… it’s one extreme or the other with this kid. The same holds true with many of the technology devices on the market today, such as the iPhone 4 and HTV EVO 4G.
What is it about people and devices that turn otherwise intelligent people (some – not all!) into blithering idiots? What makes them so blind to other things and ideas? Why do you feel that certain pieces of technology – or particular teen pop sensations – are canonized?
- Have you gotten an email from the RIAA?
- Are you a member of any forums online?
- Why are there so many different Linux distros?
- Why is California’s state rock a concern during this economic crisis?
- Have you customized your desktop using Geek Tool?
- How do you turn a print book into an eBook?
- Are you a computer moron? If so, the Geek Squad Girl may have advice for you.
- Surround yourself with positive people online.
- Would you break up with someone via Facebook?
- Share goods and services in your community using NeighborGoods.
- Did you try out your Photoshop skills on my cherry?
- Are you addicted to upgrading your computers?
- A high BMI is being linked to a person’s proximity to fast-food restaurants and convenience stores.
- Are you a word association genius?
- Why are tech devices (such as the iPhone 4) so much more expensive in the UK than in the US?
- How do you make Gmail your default mail application?
- Do you trust reviews from a Geek who hasn’t *extensively* tested a product?
- Do you feel any companies out there are ahead of their time?
- It is important to only use REPUTABLE medical sites to self-diagnose your conditions.
- Which iPad stand do you prefer?
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