I'd say my success rate at correctly plugging in a USB connector on the first try is well below average. And honestly, the second time doesn't always work either. Embarrassing! But UltraTek's "Flipper" USB connector makes the point entirely moot.
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The reversible connector fits ports either rightside up or upside down. Even better: if you damage one side of the connector, you can flip it over and use the other side of the USB device, saving you from data loss. I could waste a lot of time wallowing in "why didn't I think of that," but instead I'll just be incredibly appreciative that someone else did. Especially if it was the surprisingly young-sounding person in this video:
[Flipper USB via EE Times via Engadget]