In my latest Connected Home column, I talk about how we’re filling our lives with new technology and perhaps too easily leaving behind an all-too-recent past. Often, because of the eagerness with which we’re embracing these new things, the items we once filled our lives with are becoming a part of history (sometimes against our will). And that wouldn’t be much of a big deal, except that everything seems to be evolving at once!

“We’re at a time when our love for convenience and “fast food” tech consumption is changing the very landscape of our lives—in a huge way! Everything is converging, swirling into an ether that’s humming with the digital drone of bits and bytes. And I sometimes fear that we’re losing a bit of our souls in the process. That swirling digital hum sometimes sounds like a flushing … well, you know.”