We’ve Certainly Been Here BeforeI wonder what it felt like when the first macintosh came out? Or the first automobile? Or printing press?


I wonder what it felt like when the first macintosh came out? Or the first automobile? Or printing press?

Is it that same feeling that we feel now when Apple releases new airpods or some fancy tech CEO talks about the future?

I imagine it is actually quite similar.

I imagine that every piece of excitement we get now must have been felt before. I just think, given how hard it is to understand the perspective of people in different time eras, we automatically assume that now is a special time.

And perhaps that is the only way we can think. To be excited about today.

But…certainly we have been here before. Society goes in waves, maybe this time things just look shinier and move a little faster.

Certainly 20 years from now…the same thing will have happened? But faster. And shinier!

Is that better?


Originally published at gonen.blog.

By jordangonen on January 20, 2018.

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Exported from Medium on February 17, 2018.