The Curse of the Micro USB Port

Derrick Story
2 min readNov 2, 2022

I’ll be honest with you — I’ve never liked the micro USB port. It’s stressful.

Because it’s so small, I’m hopelessly unsure about which way to plug it. And, more often than not, I guess wrong. Seems like natural odds would give me a 50/50 chance. Nope.

Even when I guess right I’m not confident in my decision. It still feels weird, like I may have just broken it. So I pull it back…

Derrick Story

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