Technology has changed the way our world works. Even basic electronics like coffee makers can be operated remotely via the internet. If you want to make a cup of joe from across the world, there’s really nothing that can stop you. However, Lord Dark Helmet from Spaceballs said that in the future, “nothing works.” Just how true is this statement these days? Here are 50 examples that show the weird, dysfunctional, and straight-up funny side of technology.
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Back in the caveman days, Amazon was nothing but a company that appeared to always be on the verge of bankruptcy. Now, it’s a humungous corporation that utilizes mind-reading technology to promote products. A few clicks are all it takes for e-retail platforms to know more about us than our parents. However, there are still a few kinks that need to be worked out.
Leela from Futurama made an incredible prediction that ordering one thing now will mean endless advertisements for the same thing tomorrow. In her case, it was underpants. If you purchase, say, a toilet seat, Amazon will think you’re some kind of toilet-seat-collecting freak who can never have too many toilet seats.