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Posted by on May 9, 2013 in Gadgetry, Internet Geekdom, Technology | 0 comments

Standards and Smith’s Law of Marginal Utility

Standards and Smith’s Law of Marginal Utility

Smith’s Law of Marginal Utility:

The abundance of chargers or removable media of a given type* is directly correlated to their obsolesce .

How Standards Proliferate – xkcd




e.g. *Motorola chargers, mini USB chargers, micro USB chargers, iPod connectors, floppy disks, USB drives, SD cards, Mini SD cards, Micro SD cards…