I had a conference last weekend. When I showed up at the hotel (JW Marriott in DC) I was shocked to find that they had weird elevators. I know?!! How can elevators be weird? Get this - instead of the typical up/down buttons there was a keypad. You had to enter your floor, and then it would tell you which elevator was coming for you. You stood there, and when it arrived the doors open, and you get in. Ok, little strange, but whatever. But then, once you are in the elevator you see the total madness. THERE ARE NO BUTTONS!!!! No buttons to push your floor. Seriously. The elevator just takes you there.
Apparently, this is supposed to be a more efficient elevator routing system. By knowing in advance where the people want to go, the computer can most efficiently route the elevators to the right people.
I get the idea, but still. TOO WEIRD FOR ME. Seriously. I mean there are some things that are basic in this world. Getting on an elevator and pushing the buttons is one of them. What will these crazy youngsters think of next??!!!