The graph of awesomeness

I don’t mean it’s a graph that is awesome, I mean that it measures awesomeness. Every new technology probably goes through this.


I: This idea is so cool! Let’s invent it and make the world better!

II: Oh crap, there are problems we didn’t anticipate. They didn’t show up until lots of people started using this thing.

III: But there are ways around the problems! People are discovering ways to fix them, and there are fewer problems being encountered as this goes on.

IV: Aah, smooth sailing. It’s not as perfect as the original idea, and there’s still room for improvement, but reality rarely meets the ideal anyways.

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