The days are darker and the nights colder as we head toward mid-December. I’ve been sitting in the family room skimming through pictures that we have in photo albums. It seems that photo albums, like many ofter things that were at one time regular parts of the home are becoming a thing of the past as the digital transformation makes its way into our homes. This year, for the first time, I am turning the lights of the Christmas tree on and off using an app on my phone.
They call this the Internet of Everything – my caps – and yes it seems there is an app for almost anything. Can I say I love this! It’s quite amazing to see what can be done.
At any rate, in line with that, we’ve ordered a few things online this year, and of course, it’s quick and easy. But we keep seeing retailers dropping by the wayside as technology continues to replace jobs, ie. self check out, self-serve and robotics! Just ask GM workers.
But of course that’s not what Christmas is really all about… and we’ll be home this year for the celebration. I hope there’s a toy under the tree!!