The idea of manufactured-normalcy is that most of us live in a present that reuses metaphors that are familiar to us. It reasons that even though we live with technology that vastly outpaces our wildest dreams in the 1900s, everything feel strangely normal.
This normalcy is attributed to the fact that, the reality-distortion field that we life in “replates” new technology into easily understandable metaphors. We are able to instrumentally use technology through abstractions without comprehending it.
This is not a question of technology stagnation, but that of user experience stagnation. The behavioural differences between new technologies and existing ones is always minimized. good-products-dont-change-the-world
The Field creates a suspension of potential disbelief.
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