In ten years, how will writing change? I imagine, firstly, we’ll be able to write more efficiently. I wrote this thought on my smartphone while waiting for an oil change, this before entering thrift store, this after not finding anything, and returned to my computer for this final draft. That flexibility in 2008 would have been great! How might that look in 2028? Let’s ask ourselves, via this open letter, how we can build better writing tools!
Ten years ago…?
As much as I’d like to tell you that your life will be great, it’s only moderately so. You’ve lived a rough life. At least you’re free now, like you wanted, but you’re also chained to that which you feared: your addictive personality nearly consumed you. Now it’s a daily struggle to live life honestly. You do well enough now, and have some allies in your fight, so it’s alright.
Nintendo announced last week the discontinuation of the NES Classic Edition, a plug-and-play device that emulated 30 ROMs from their NES library, which is a slap in the face to potential customers. The cool device you could bring over for family gatherings was never reasonably available in stores since November 2016. Now scalpers are reaping in the profits, reselling the device for over $300! Why let this happen? I called their hotline, 1-800-255-3700, and asked.