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Nuts & Volts Magazine (May 2018)

The Boiling Frog

By Bryan Bergeron    View Digital Edition  


Although physiologically unsound, the parable of the boiling frog is a metaphor that aptly describes many commodity electronics products. Whether or not a frog will jump out of a pot of tepid water brought to a boil slowly, many consumers are being trained by electronics manufacturers to tolerate eroding functionality.

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