Roller coaster or drop to death technology…

While I don’t like those eternally forwarded jokes, I do enjoy a good laugh online…and got one this morning.

Peter Parnham posting this little goodie on something called the Garnet Hype Cycle.

Simplified, it charts the expectations and final productivity of new technology. Think digital cameras…then HD…and so on. Each new technology is greeted with awe, followed by reality, ending either with productivity or….something worse.

Here’s what it looks like:

But to get the full picture…go to the original posting above…there’s a few more drawings that will explain the “something worse.”

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