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Challenges of Changing Technology

Changing technology forces us to reevaluate our priorities. That which we took for granted, even 10 years ago, is no longer valid. What’s more, change seems to be happening more frequently and affecting us earlier in life. 30 year olds look to the tech savvy younger generation for help.

Technological changes force functional changes and functional changes force ergonomic reevaluation. Change and reevaluation isn’t easy and is all too often resisted. Why is it that, in the face of all the legitimate reports and studies that support the need for change, we look for that one report that contradicts them all? It reminds me of the facilities manager who said “Over the past 10 years I’ve seen a lot of changes in the office – and I’ve resisted every one of them.”

The challenges of adjusting to change are not new. Watch this video to see how changing technology has been a challenge since the middle ages – and enjoy.

https://youtu.be/LRBIVRwvUeE

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