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Overhyped Technology (and some actual success stories)

We see tons of promises for new technology. Some are overhyped; some are truly game-changing. Here’s our take.

Our job at Design News is to attempt to blow away the chaff and reveal the kernels of truth in emerging technology. Sometimes we’re overcritical, sometimes we're overly ga-ga. We try to hit the Goldilocks spot by identifying the technology that is likely to make a difference in your work life.

Here’s our take on what technology is getting overhyped and what technology delivers on its promise.

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