Aren’t people like Steve Jobs (may his soul rest in peace), astonishing?I find people like Steve Jobs (may his soul rest in peace) astonishing. Why? Because the world of technology seems to keep in step with their thoughts.
For example, in 1983, he predicted the evolution of a “new digital distribution system.” Ten years later, in 1993, the first PDA (Personal Digital Assistant), the forerunner of the smartphone, came into the market ten years later.
Can you imagine what a senior’s life would be like if not for the latest in technology?
It would certainly be like my father’s when he was in his 50s.
My father was with the mass media and I can still remember his banging away at his Olivetti portable typewriter until late at night for his newspaper column, or a speech for others.somebody else.
About 10 live-alone seniors die each day in the U.S. They die not from any existing medical conditions but from loneliness and isolation.
On the practical side, you may say that it is their time. But I am sure that you don’t want to be among the ten. You want to live a little longer, enjoy life a little more.
Yes, they can – if you live in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness with no power, no Internet and you hunt for your own food.
Otherwise, these days no one, especially seniors, can do without the use of computers or any of its derivatives.