The perpetual forward march of technology is supposed to make our lives easier, and in many ways, it has. We can collaborate with co-workers across the country with the push of button, we can shop at stores in other countries by simply opening up a web browser, and our government can murder people without even stepping foot on enemy soil. Yes, we live in majestic times. Despite all of the wonderful improvements the come along with living in an Orwellian dystopia, there are still some things that just don't get any easier as time marches on. From simple, everyday tasks to deeply emotional milestones, there's just some stuff that we can't seem to improve upon. There are some household chores that we seem to have perfected in the 1800s and there are some interpersonal interactions that won't get better until the government gives us mandatory lobotomies to control our emotions. Take a moment away from the modern comfort and ease of online bill pay, e-commerce, and Grumpy Cat slide shows and consider these 20 Things Modern Technology Hasn't Made Easier.