Captain Mediocre's Superpower

“Power doesn’t corrupt, it reveals.” – Robert Caro "What's your superpower?" is a common ice breaker. I keep a few handy for such occasions. I have the power to cause useless things to spring into existence just by saying them out loud. Example: Several years ago I quipped, “What I could really use is a Bluetooth enabled toaster,” as a way to accent how ridiculous and insidious technology is becoming. My nephew shot back a link to a Bluetooth enabled toaster that will toast today’s weather onto a slice a bread. Bam! It exists.

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