Adventures in Technophobia

Dyson’s latest cordless vacuum cleaner is not just for adults, discovers Jessie Collins.

11th July, 2021
Adventures in Technophobia
Jessie Collins floor-tests the latest wheeze from Dyson

How much technology do you really need in your vacuum cleaner? I ask this question with the clear memory of my father cleaning his Afghan rug with one of those manual carpet brush sweepers that seemed to just move the dirt from one corner to the other while simultaneously requiring the same kind of effort it takes to push a boulder up a hill. It was hard work.

Carpet sweepers were common enough back in...

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