Occasionally, I think that the achievement of the developed countries is based on standardization. Civilization cannot be built without it. Standardization helps mass manufacture and compatibility with other products. This is how industries are born and develop.

I remember when my family bought a toaster in the 80s. We had seen the toaster in Hollywood movies, and it was a luxury to have a toaster these years in Turkey. The first usage was a disappointment for all of us. We had cut our loaf bread in slices, and the slices had been stuck in it. All of them burned. We were waiting to see jumping toasted slices like movies, but the reality was a failure.

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