First Click: Apple Watch is the lingerie of gadgets

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I don’t need a smartwatch but my wife does. Thing is, she doesn’t want one as much as I want her to have one.

See, Nguyen’s phone is always in a bag. Her phone doesn’t fit in her tiny front pockets, and she’s wise enough not to carry it in the back in a city where pockets are occasionally picked. Of course, when she’s wearing a skirt or dress she doesn’t have any pockets at all. A confluence of fashion and technology that, despite our vows, could our union put asunder.

Slack, Whatsapp, Messages, SMS, and DM have conditioned me to expect real-time access to my friends and colleagues. When I hit send I expect a response within seconds, and definitely within a few minutes. Otherwise, my mind races to black: are they dead? did I offend? is…

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