Like you, I've had a love affair with technology the last decade. Every new whizbang gadget on the planet seems cool to me, and I really enjoy all the wizardry. How fun to be able to expand our lives in so many new, unexpected, different, and crazy ways!
But what is the true cost of technology? I've talked about how technology often has the effect of disconnecting us, rather than connecting us, in other articles. However, what about the actual dollar value? What is the real cost of our technology?
Of course an obvious answer is, "the price tag!" Touche. However, I'm really referring to the amazing hidden chain of costs leading up to that price on the shelf, which is actually quite a bit higher than you might have ever imagined.
For a sobering, powerful, eye-opening look at what our goods really cost us in true dollars, and human equity, watch the amazing video at the link below.