Here’s a chilling scenario. You reach for the laundry detergent only to realize you’re out of it. Going to a physical store seems too overwhelming. Opening an app on your smartphone just feels like too much work. You’re trapped. You want to buy more detergent but all the available options just seem too onerous. Well, relax. As Josh Lowensohn reports in The Verge, Amazon has invented tiny plastic buttons that allow for instant product ordering. (The key is to alternate which finger you use to press the button so no individual digit becomes overly fatigued.,.)

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