The best new technologies are mechanical innovations that release human innovations. The real geniuses are not the software programmers and marketers who bring us the new glittering products. The real technological geniuses are the bright, caring people who find creative new uses for new (and old) technologies – to improve the world at the relational level. People create – consumers don’t adopt – new ways to express love, to inspire activism, to make something beautiful for all to view, to mend a broken relationship, or to educate in a powerful way.
We can be more innovative in our use of technology to reach out to our family, friends, community, and beyond. Here’s a beautiful example: