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I don’t want a bigger phone. I want a smaller phone. — I’m optimistic. Honestly. — Medium -
"There was once a very clear pattern in technology. Things got smaller. This was perceived as the Japanese specialty. There is an amusing scene in the 2nd World War Spielberg comedy 1941 where a Japanese submarine lands off the coast of LA. The Japanese capture a local who has a portable radio. When they bring him to the submarine the radio doesn’t fit through the narrow entrance to the sub. The Japanese commander says to his no.2 ‘We must make technology smaller’." ‎- silpol