Good thing 2021 Was it the year we fixed our 2020 break, right? Well, not soon. But for some people, 2021 has been a year of reassessment, recommitment (or resignation) and reconnection. And technology was a big part of that, whether through cloud services that kept us all engaged and sane, or game-changing vaccines that actually let us embrace some of our friends and family again.
In this week Gadget LabJoin Adrienne So, Julian Chokkattu, Michael Calor and Lauren Good to discuss the tech products or services that have had the most impact on their lives in 2021 – for better or worse. And while the Gadget Lab team knows better than to make any bold predictions or resolutions for 2022 (who knows what will happen next year!), they offer some tips for establishing a healthier relationship with technology in the new year.
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This week’s tech recommendations…all have nothing to do with technology. Adrienne recommends The Witcher series of books, by Andrzej Sapkowski, for its dry, nihilistic sense of humor. Julien recommends Fine & Row chocolate, both for eating and drinking. Lauren recommends subscribing to physical magazines, such as New YorkerAnd Atlantic OceanAnd, you know, Wired. Mike recommends Pilsner beer, which is delicious and refreshingly low in alcohol content.
Adrienne can be found on Twitter @adriennemso. Julian Choccato @Julian Chukin. @Lauren GoodLoringgood. Michael Calor @Snack. Bling main hotline at @Gadget Lab. The show was produced by Boone Ashworth (@Bounceworth). Our music is by Solar Keys.
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