Some of today’s technology works like those five-year car batteries that conk out after five years and three weeks. But there’s a difference.
The batteries fail right after the warranty expires but replacing them is relatively inexpensive and happens fast. The same superior planning goes into today’s major appliances.
It costs a bundle to fix a busted clothes dryer and it takes forever. Often, the problem isn’t even the electronics. It’s the mechanical parts, developed and perfected 100 years ago and im-perfected yesterday.
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