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What are the advantages of being an early adopter of technology?  What are the disadvantages? 

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Computer and other electronic technologies are booming today.  New technologies come out very frequently.  People who use such technology have to decide whether they will constantly buy the newest thing or if they will wait to buy it.  Most of the advantages come to those who wait to adopt new technologies, but there is at least one major advantage to being an early adopter.

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