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Object of the Week

Fisher-Price Has Turned Our Remote Work Hell Into a Toy

”My Home Office” for kids lands somewhere between dark satire and a meme

The text “Object of the Week” above  the Fisher-Price My Home Office play set with a fake laptop, headset, latte cup, pretend phone, and “4 fabric ‘apps.’”
Photo Illustration: Save As/Medium; Source: Fisher-Price

Object of the Week is a column exploring the objects a culture obsesses over and what that reveals about us.

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