Progress comes at a Price

Sometimes progress comes at a price. When the British armies of yesteryear replaced their Longbows with Crossbows their rate of fire fell from around 30 arrows a minute to one every minute. The range of course was improved, but the volume was significantly reduced. It was however seen as progress.

Nowadays, the cost of progress in technology appears in different ways as has been well captured by good ol’ Dilbert:

progressHave a succesful and progressive New Year