21. Fax machines
Certain businesses will rely on fax machines for years to come, as a way to share contracts or other documents. But technology is making it easier to turn the fax off for good. It’s now possible to download and fill out many documents via computer, and companies such as DocuSign even provide ways to electronically sign one’s name.
Plus, fax-machine technology is now frequently built into printers and copiers — why make room for three giant clunky machines when one will do? That’s the fax, Jack.