Advanced Technology!: Over Priced? Over Rated? Unnecessary? Or…? Does It Benefit Us All In the End? ***SOUND OFF!***

Hi Readers everywhere! I’ve got a hot-button issue to talk with you about this afternoon.

Earlier today I was reading over notifications in my Facebook News Feed, and came upon a most delightful, and rather opinionated conversation.

I, loving a good debate, decided to chime in.

So, now I bring it to you Readers! What do you think? Make sure to read on, and comment back. I’ll give you a couple of ways at the end of this post.

Now, like I say, earlier today I was reading FB notifications, and I came across a post in a group called, Opportunities For the Blind. Now, this is a really awesome group. A diverse crowd, lots of different backgrounds, income brackets, fields of study, culture and more… So when this topic came up, as you can imagine, we’ve had a couple really great discussions.

So, here it is…

Is advanced technology such as Google Glasses, or Mobility Shoes a waist? Are those types of things over priced, over rated, and unnecessary? Or, are they like so many other types of advanced technological inventions before them, soon to be highly mass produced, competitively priced, and beneficial to all?

Robert Branco of Consumer Vision brought this lively topic to light, but I want to take it a bit further.

Robert says things like Google Glasses, which give the user a range of assistance options such as locating a bathroom or store inside a building without having to disrupt activities being conducted by busy personnel, or mobility shoes which assist you with tactile and directional mobility information,thus making it easier to get around on your own are over priced, over rated, and unnecessary. He is under the assumption that all of us are alike, and do not mind disrupting daily life, being somewhat of a on intended nuisance, and would simply rather ask.

I for one would like to move about in public as unnoticed and unobtrusive as possible. I’d like to be able to function as independent and efficiently as possible. Thus appearing more capable, making me more desirable as a possible…
* Employ
* Partner
* Family Member and more…

So readers, what do you say?

Want new technology to help you live the best life you can, making you as capable as the next traveler down the street? Or, do you like things just as they are?

Let us know.

Sound of by commenting here, or by joining the FB group Opportunities For the Blind, and letting everyone know what you think.

If you join, you make certain to let’s know Patty and Campbell sent you, and have a nice day.

About Patty L. Fletcher

About Patty October 2021 Patty and her guide dog Blue. Patty has her hair tied back in a low ponytail and rests her right hand on Blue's head. She wears a white shirt with a pink and purple butterfly on the front and light blue shorts. Blue is a handsome black lab. He wears a brown leather harness with a handle attached to the back and is smiling at the camera as he sits in front of Patty. In the background is a brick building with white, windowed doors and a flowerpot overflowing with pink and yellow blooms. Updated – October 2021 Patty Fletcher is a single mother with a beautiful daughter, of whom she is enormously proud. She has a great son-in-law and six beautiful grandchildren. From April 2011 through September 2020, she owned and handled a black Labrador from The Seeing Eye® named King Campbell Lee Fletcher A.K.A. Bubba. Sadly, after a long battle with illness on September 24, 2020, King Campbell went to the Rainbow Bridge where all is peace and love. In July 2021, she returned to The Seeing Eye® and was paired with a Black Labrador Golden Retriever cross named Blue. PATTY’S BLINDNESS… Patty was born one and a half months premature. Her blindness was caused by her being given too much oxygen in the incubator. She was partially sighted until 1991, at which time she lost her sight due to an infection after cataract surgery and high eye pressure. She used a cane for 31 years before making the change to a guide dog. WHERE SHE LIVES AND WORKS… Currently, Patty lives and works in Kingsport, Tenn. She’s the creator and owner of Tell-It-To-The-World Marketing (Author, Blogger, Business Assist), The Writer’s Grapevine Online Magazine and the creator and host of the Talk to Tell-It-To-The-World Marketing Podcast. WRITING GOAL… Patty writes with the goal of bridging the great chasm which separates the disabled from the non-disabled. HOBBIES… Patty’s hobbies include reading, music, and attending book clubs via Zoom. FAVORITE TUNES… Some of her favorite types of tunes are classic rock, rhythm and blues, and classic country. FAVORITE READS… Patty enjoys fantasy, science fiction, and books about the supernatural. She loves books by Stephen King, Dean Koontz, Norah Roberts, and many more. Some favorite books include Norah Roberts’ Hide Away, Stephen King’s Dark Tower series, J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series, Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time series, and J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings series. SPIRITUAL FAITH… Patty describes herself as a spiritual Walker. She says she knows both Mother Goddess and Father God and embraces all they have to offer. CONTACT… Email: Visit: And: As well as:
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