Warning: This is an uncharacteristically grumpy blog post. I write about technology and gadgets. One truism that's especially true of this world is "Nil novi sub sole" - there's nothing new under the sun. Most new electronics, from flashing trinkets to data center whales, incorporate existing technologies, often in non-novel ways. Another useful metaphor is "standing on the … [Read more...] about Ask Yourself: Is This Response Adding To The Conversation?