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Volunteer Kyle Doles of Clinton snuggles with Little Bits, a Yorkie Terrier waiting to be adopted at the Summit County Animal Control Facility. The over 19,000 square foot facility is at capacity. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Casper, a Husky, is waiting to be adopted at the Summit County Animal Control Facility.The facility is at capacity and the first euthanization of animals in more than a year could come. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Volunteer Randy Ostrander walks Cubby, the Chow, at the Summit County Animal Control Facility. Chubby and other animals at the facility are awaiting adoption. (Phil Masturzo/Akron Beacon Journal)
Modern society fetishizes technology, worships convenience and strives for technological-driven convenience above most everything. If this year’s coveted Rube Goldberg SmartMachine can be made easier and cheaper by robots in foreign lands, or constructed out of lower-quality materials, then doggone it, the average person or business will happily take the cheaper, easier option, thank you very much.