You know Grid Systems' Grid Compass 1101 laptop, right? You should. The laptop you're using, the laptop you own, and the laptop you want all imitate its design. Why? The Grid Compass, from April, 1982, was the first clamshell laptop ever created.
Do you ever stop to realize that another human being carefully conceived and designed every object you will touch today? It's a pretty amazing thought, and after Objectified, you'll be thinking it more often.