side effects

Technologies very often have side effects. A product designed for a with certain functionality may perform this function well at first glance. But in the second instance the advantages with respect to the the primary function may be undone by disadvantages on another on another plane.

In the case of functional side effects the success a product bites its own tale and the primary function is nullified. The side effects may also attack on a completely different terrain than the that of the intended function: ecological side effects or social side effects.