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Breakthroughs by Decade

To better understand how technology affects or lives today we need to go back to the early 1980s. We will be touring each decade and looking at the key changes that occurred in order to see the world that exists today. Nothing happens in isolation and everything is connected.

The Personal Computer (1980s)

IBM PC, Apple II
Macintosh
Windows

The Internet (1990s)

ARPANET and email
Netscape and Internet Explorer
Digital Images
eCommerce

The Smart Phone (2000s)

Music player, Camera, Telephone, Web browser
Cell phones, WiFi, Broadband
Streaming Video
Web services

The Mobile Devices (2010s)

Tablets
Apple I Phone, Android
Social networking
Globalization and offshoring

The Social Dilemma (2020s)

Psychological warfare
Tech Empires: Google, Facebook, Twitter, Apple, Tesla
Pandemic and politics

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