Murphy's Law Strikes Again, and Again, and Again

I'm not generally a smartphone "early adopter." I prefer to let other people buy one first and see what happens before I tak...

I'm not generally a smartphone "early adopter." I prefer to let other people buy one first and see what happens before I take the plunge.

I did, however, get a Samsung Note 7 as soon as I could. Indeed, I pre-ordered it!  So did my son. And we both love 'em.

Murphy Stage 1: Then, Note 7 batteries started exploding. Naturally. Had I done what I'd done in the past, I wouldn't have been in the bind of deciding whether I needed to worry about the 0.003-ish% failure rate.

On the other hand, better safe than sorry, so my son and I signed up for the replacement program to get new Note 7s.

Murphy Stage 2: Then, batteries in the replacement Note 7s started exploding.

Murphy Stage 3: Naturally, by this point, our replacements were in the hands of UPS. Samsung halted production of the Note 7.  American carriers want all Note 7s returned. But we're in Canada....

Murphy Stage 4: Today around 10am, UPS delivered our replacement Note 7s. Followed 15 minutes later by a text message from our provider that all Note 7s are officially recalled.

Peak Murphy: I wanted the Note 7 for the stylus. No point in getting an S7. So I guess I'll get a Pixel. But they're not available yet. So I guess I'll "risk" delaying returning my Note 7 till the Pixel comes out. With my luck, my Note 7s battery will explode while driving to the Bell store to get the Pixel....

I would really, really like Murphy to take a frickin' break now. He must be exhausted. I know I am.

COMMENTS

Name

academia activism adaptation admin aesthetics affect ageing AI analogy android anthropology anticipation app architecture art arts Asia assistive technology automobile balance biology biomimetics book branding building business CAD Canada care case cfp change revision children codesign cognition collaboration colonization commercialization commonplacing communication design competition complexity computation computer science computing concept map conference constructivism conversational analysis craft creative arts creativity CSCW culture cybernetics degrowth dementia design design thinking digital digital media digital reproduction digital scholarship disability dissertation drawing economics education effectiveness efficiency emotion engineering environment ergonomics ethics ethnography Evernote evolution exhibition exoskeleton experience experimental studies fail fashion featured film food function modeling futurism gender studies Germany globalization grantsmanship graphic design Greece HCI health heritage history housing human factors humanism identity image inclusivity industrial design informatics information innovation interaction interdisciplinarity interior design internet of things intervention iphone journal journalism language law library life life cycle lifehack literature review logistics luxury making management manufacturing material culture materials mechanics media method migration mobile motion design movie nature new product development Nexus 6 olfaction online organization packaging paper participatory design PBL pengate performance PhD philosophy planning policy politics practice predatory preservation prison proceedings productivity project management public space publishing reading Remember The Milk reproduction research resource-limited design reuse review Samsung scholarship science science fiction semiotics senses service design simplicity society sociology software space strategic design student sustainability systems tactile tangibility technology textile theatre theory Toodledo Toronto tourism traffic transhumanism transnationalism transportation tv uncertainty universal design urban usa usability user experience visualization wearable well-being women workshop writing
false
ltr
item
The Trouble with Normal...: Murphy's Law Strikes Again, and Again, and Again
Murphy's Law Strikes Again, and Again, and Again
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6a_L6RDKly4/V_5fQRkD-UI/AAAAAAAAc5U/ylxCsENQS7Az0KteXmOskBI_4ZSKPxC7ACLcB/s320/nvcmtdu.png
https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-6a_L6RDKly4/V_5fQRkD-UI/AAAAAAAAc5U/ylxCsENQS7Az0KteXmOskBI_4ZSKPxC7ACLcB/s72-c/nvcmtdu.png
The Trouble with Normal...
http://filsalustri.blogspot.com/2016/10/murphys-law-strikes-again-and-again-and.html
http://filsalustri.blogspot.com/
http://filsalustri.blogspot.com/
http://filsalustri.blogspot.com/2016/10/murphys-law-strikes-again-and-again-and.html
true
389378225362699292
UTF-8
Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS CONTENT IS PREMIUM Please share to unlock Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy