The Anxiety of Wireless Things

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The gentle vibration on my wrist wakes me just a couple of minutes after 6 a.m. My sleep cycle is reliably tracked by my Apple Watch Series 6, the perfect moment to wake me. Neither in a deep sleep phase nor a REM phase.

First, of the things I do, engrained by daily habit for months now, I put my watch on its charger. I am worried that it won’t get enough time there to get fully charged. The time that I need…