The KudOktopus case is stainless steel, 42mm in diameter, and has sapphire crystal on the top and back. Its mechanical movement requires manual winding to keep its tempered blue Breguet steel hands moving smoothly. The strap and buckle are Louisiana alligator or calf leather and stainless steel.
For decades, increased automation has led to greater productivity, displacing some classes of jobs, but creating whole new industries.
Innovations like robots in factories, ATM machines and self checkouts in stores have all met with some grumbling, but have also lowered prices while providing more convenience.
Generally,the chattering classes have taken it in stride. After all, when poorly educated workers’ jobs are being replaced, they can be trained to do higher level work. The attitude has basically been, “when computers can replace human thinking and intuition, then we’ll worry about it.”
It’s a little lengthy but non-geek friendly and a good overview of where we’re at and where we’re going.
Is there such a thing as too much love? In this special Valentine’s Day episode, we bring you a story about a time when love was endless. Plus, a man spends over a decade of his life in love with a woman who doesn’t exist, kids share their relationship advice, and a woman recounts the worst first date of all time.
I listen to just about every episode via their podcasts and this one I particularly enjoed. Choice quotes below:
Because love, as you know, also means taking on another person’s pain.
You don’t really decide who you’re gonna love. It’s just your heart that says this person, I like this person. This person.
I think it’s like an existential loneliness. You can find people who you can connect with deeply who really make you feel happy and nurished. But I don’t think anybody can cure our existential loneliness.