8 Tech Products That My In-Laws In Thailand Adopted In 2014
A recent Business Insider article on how tech is the “great equalizer” got me thinking. The effects of technology are all the more profound in Asia, where many of the things that we take for granted in the West are often not available.
This year I’ve taken great satisfaction from watching my mother- and father-in-law continue their increasing adoption of technology. I wrote about this two years ago and things have moved on a fair bit since then.
My in-laws are neither on the breadline nor are they rich, they are middle-class-ish in Central Thailand with a ~$1,000 monthly household income. Six years of drip-drip tech and hand-downs have got us fixing more first world problems than third world problems these days – but I still think looking back on their year in tech is interesting.
Here’s a brief recap of their tech leaps in 2014:
For reasons I won’t go into, I introduced my
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