Let’s say, for the sake of argument, that you’re an Apple fan. You’ve got a Mac, an iPhone, an Apple TV, and at least one Airport router. You even bought that overhyped watch. If you own those five devices, and use the software that Apple provides for each, then you’ve agreed at least 30 contracts,…
I didn’t preorder the Apple Watch, or stand in line the day it came out. But I read every article about it, and when someone suggested that it would complement my “personal cloud,” I eventually felt compelled to buy one. I wear it every day, possibly out of determination to get something out of the…
I was born in the late 1980’s, when home computers were available, but sparse. Apple was starting to gain steam, and by the time I formally entered school, we had a few of them in our library, and soon, a small computer lab. In the early to mid 1990’s, computers looked like this:
Yes. Yes they did.
I loved computers from the first time I used one. I was so excited when my dad bought Windows 95, and I enjoyed playing an archaic version of Oregon Trail on the classroom computer when I finished my work early.
My experience lends itself to how far we’ve come in the last 20 years.
We are alive at an exciting time, a planet of multiple generations of people who have lived through completely different social experiences. While my grandmother communicates by phone or face to face only, my younger sister prefers texting over talking and always has her cell phone within a foot’s length.