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Chart of the Day: Household Appliances V. Household Work

Something fun to think about (via the World Economic Forum), the relationship between electricity, appliances, and household work. Here’s the chart:   Here’s how the authors describe the impacts of these technologies, in their report: Arguably, one of the most disruptive technologies of the last century is the refrigerator. In┬áthe 1920s, only about a third […]