We're almost there with the technology.
It is minus 11 degrees out, and icy. I'm not going outside if I can help it.
This presents some problems. But the two main ones I can see are:
1. How do I get exercise?
2. How do I partake of my nature photography hobby?
For the first we bought a treadmill. It works. I like it. And it is very, very, very boring, which explains the metaphorical use of "treadmill" in our lexicon.
For the second, I go out into video games and instead of stabbing and shooting people (sometimes), I take nature pictures.
Here are some more examples of that one: