What's your favorite comfort food? For a Midwesterner, it might be chicken fried steak and mashed potatoes. For a Bostonian, comfort food might be clam chowder. In San Francisco, comfort food could include an Italian specialty from North Beach or chocolate from Ghirardelli Square. The common element in each of these examples is that the dish provides something that the diner finds familiar, pleasing, easy to access and meets an emotional need.
Now, replace the word “food” with “technology.” What would you define as comfort technology?