Design is so Underrated in Tech

Sometimes a picture is worth a thousand words. Here’s an Apple iMac vs. typical Dell desktop computer.

Apple iMac vs. Dell XPS 410

I had some friends over the other day. He was amazed at the lack of cabling at my iMac in the family room. I actually “added” a network cable because I wanted full-speed, 100 Mbps data transfers inside the network.

Engineering “complexity” out of technology is underrated. When did [why did] the consumer begin to accept complexity as a feature in a technology solution?