Within my lifetime, American homes will go cord-free. Wireless connectivity continues to advance, and wireless power isn’t far behind. Such progress will obliterate that rat’s nest of cables behind your workstation. That unsightly rash of outlets infesting your walls will be cured. Electricity and networking will recede into the ether.
Whose victory will this milestone represent? Will we celebrate a reclaimed homeland, free from Wire-ish invaders? Or will we mourn our final surrender to tech-hegemony, invisible and omnipresent?