MacVoices #18243: Do We Expect Too Much From Our Technology?

The panel of Josh CentersMark Fuccio, and host Chuck Joiner discuss whether we all expect too much from our technology. The conversation starts with the results of a comparison of Google Home, Apple’s Siri, and Amazon Alexa, then branches out to an examination of our evolving expectations. Did hardware and software really used to be more reliable, or were we just more tolerant of their flaws. How does the pressure to deliver and perform factor into the question? Find out in this thought-provoking episode.

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Chuck Joiner is the producer and host of MacVoices. You can catch up with what he’s doing on Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and LinkedIn.

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Josh Centers is the Managing Editor of TidBITS. He’s also an occasional contributor to Macworld, Boing Boing, and The Sweethome. You can keep up with him on Twitter, and his blog at

Mark Fuccio is actively involved in high tech startup companies, both as a principle at, or as an marketing advisor through his consulting practice Tactics Sells High Tech, Inc. Mark was a proud investor in Microsoft from the mid-1990’s selling in mid 2000, and hopes one day that MSFT will be again an attractive investment. You can contact Mark through his web site or through Twitter.