The other day, I’m sitting at my computer, and my mom asks me if I’ve heard of an iPod. (Mind you, I’ve had it for over a year and a half now.) I pick it up off my desk and hold it in the air. “Oh, is that the white thing in you car?” I nodded. “So you don’t carry your CDs anymore?” I shook my head. “That’s good.”
Out of my local circle of friends, I was one of the first to get an iPod. At first, I couldn’t understand why anybody would like to carry around so many songs at one time. What’s wrong with CD players? You can always make a mix whenever you felt like it. Who would want the ability to have between 5,000 to 10,000 songs on hand?
15 months later, I’m loving it. My iPod has given me so much more freedom from my computer or car, which is where I’d listen to music. I could listen to it anywhere if I needed to pass the time. Yeah, it isolates you, but if you’re alone anyways and you don’t want to bother everyone else that’s around you, how much more convenient is that?