Sometimes it’s the Little Things

In the scheme of things, being frustrated when you get the orientation of the plug wrong when you’re plugging in your USB device is pretty much a first-world problem.  But I still welcome the announcement that the next iteration of USB will have reversible plugs, à la Apple’s Lightning connector.

However, there’s a downside to everything.  Now we’ll have to live without the following memes:

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funny-USB-plug-flip

funny-USB-insert-correctly

funny-Fry-USB-flash-drive

Also, see Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal’s excellent math joke about the matter.  (Thanks, Matt!)

And finally, this one for fans of Intel and quantum theory….

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One Comment on Sometimes it’s the Little Things

  1. Agreed. And though I wish Zach had specified USB, I must contribute his approach.