To loyal followers, it's been awhile - I struggle for ideas worth sharing. Although by the stats it seems my "legacy" posts are still relevant and worth reading...with pleasing visitor figures. To you all I thank you.
Lately I've been thinking about the resources available to us in 2013. Yes, it's a technology entry :)
A person in my exact position, but say 50 years prior to this day, may have had the privilege of access to a typewriter for documentation and correspondence. A landline telephone and dealing with a population a fraction of what exists today, with a narrower scope of cultural diversity to acknowledge and respect.
These days it's a laptop PC and/or tablet PC so you may be on someone's beckon-call seemingly 24/7...in case you smart phone's battery has drained from constant bombardment of messages, requests, reminders and even phone calls. At a desktop you may have 2 display monitors, or more.
Television comes in SD/HD and sometimes 3D, perhaps via satellite or cable and channels went from perhaps a total of five 20 years ago to over 15 today on free to air TV (Australia).
...And there's a whole lot more websites these days....
Makes me wonder with all this efficiency how many jobs do need to exist versus the people that 'need' to work, because of an economic model.