Today, a dead electronic device that’s been rendered useless is said to be bricked.

The reality is that a brick or similar stone is always functional.

You can’t pave a street with some dead Kindles. Nor can you make a wall with a truckload of Galaxy Notes.

This cobblestone street in SoHo is still functioning as intended without any firmware updates or reboots.

About the author: I am Stephen Kennedy, an experienced photographer with more than 2500 completed sessions in all 50 US states.