Technology and Time March On…

Peter Shankman is a genius and a social media and marke1980's Gear Guyting GIANT.  He’s also a great guy who curates and shares a lot of fabulous content online and shares with his network… in which I am lucky to be included.  He just read a great (okay, greatly depressing) posting on BuzzFeed by a guy named Matt Stopera called “48 Things That Will Make You Feel Old.”

The original post is located at http://www.buzzfeed.com/mjs538/things-that-will-make-you-feel-old and I highly recommend surfing over to check it out. If you are anything like me, you will vacillate wildly between “OMG! I remember THAT/HIM/HER!!” and “OMG… I am soooooo old! *le sigh*”

Still, it’s a great read and I felt #16 was particularly apropos for our industry.  It’s the picture of the techo-happenin’ guy shown with this blog, captioned, “30 years later, you can carry all of this in your pocket.”     Too true, though I would add, “and it’s all one device… smaller than a deck of cards… and holds WAY more movies, music and processing power than the entire picture combined!”   It’s a beautiful thing, in some ways, and it’s really depressing in others because it makes you feel REALLY old.  But maybe that’s just my looming high school reunion talking… and no. I won’t tell you how many years! 😛

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