Consumption spreads faster today

An interesting graph at this location for the US (no original source given):

technology-adoption-rate-century

I’m not sure I agree fully with the talking title. If anything the radio penetrated households faster than the internet, and washing machines were probably adopted more quickly (World War 2 impact corrected for) than dishwashers. Still, interesting.

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