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Owning a Product
Many products and services are switching to subscription-based models, meaning people don’t really own anything. Instead, you get to pay to use it forever.
The lack of ownership isn’t limited to products. With the price of homes constantly rising, many fear they’ll never be able to buy. With younger generations hit the hardest, some fear home ownership will become a thing of the past.
People used to print out photos and proudly display them in frames and albums around their homes. Now that folks can store thousands of photos on their phones, they don’t even think to print them out anymore.
Fax machines used to be the fastest, most secure way to send paper information. Now, we can scan and send without touching a physical piece of paper.
CDs and DVDs
Most media now exists in digital form, making the old storage devices obsolete.
People are so wrapped up in themselves and their online world that they forget how to engage in public. Courtesy is out the window as we scream at each other for every little perceived slight.
We hope this one makes a comeback.
Everyone has a cell phone, so we don’t really need a home phone anymore. However, hard-wired landlines are far better in emergencies.
The rapidly changing technological landscape made many “in-demand” skills of a decade ago obsolete. We no longer need to know cursive, but we better know how to navigate the web.
More and more stores are moving to self-checkout as they learned they can reduce labor costs and place the labor burden on their customers without lowering prices.
Though stores can’t reject legal tender, most Americans don’t even carry cash anymore. All our money is stored as numbers on a computer server.
Five-Day Work Week
Many hope that today’s current work culture will soon become obsolete. We don’t need to spend nine hours a day in an office five days a week.
This change can’t come soon enough.
When everyone started shopping online, they no longer needed malls. Many malls already shut down, and the ones still lingering are relics of the past.
American society is so divided we lost the will and ability to compromise. Our side is always right, the other side is always wrong, and there’s no room for nuance.
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