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It's part of the human condition
This tendency of ours will never die. Sorry.
What is the human condition you're referencing?
My First Computer Was Future Proof
When the time came to upgrade to the "future" the upgrade cost more than the newer computers made by others. That's becasue it turns out what future proofed my computer in the once since. Literally made it future proof in the actual meaning of the words sense.
I'm not sure what's changed...
to make buzzwords like "futureproof" obsolete. In fact I expect that this tendency will continue to grow.
Why would you even want that?
Saying that something's future-proof implies that, at least in terms of whatever is being marketed, we have reached the end of all possibilities. The connotation is disturbing.
Precisely! Thanks for the validation
If it quacks like a duck . . .
"In our customer-centric world we must focus on our core competencies in a proactive manner with an action plan to repurpose our synergistic resources effectively in a timely manner to which we can maximize the skills transfer and integrate our misson-critical infrastructure in such a means as to minimize the impact to our empowerment process needs."
In other words, you're fired.
Hysterical book "Why Businesspeople Speak Like Idiots"
by Brian Fugere, Chelsea Hardaway and Jon Warshawsky
I prefer the term "progress resistant"
Or learning curve ;)
I prefer the term "progress resistant user".
"Feature-proof" is more like it