For each person there’s a journey, and each journey includes technological changes. Think back. Already early cell phones look ancient. Sure, the changes we witness appear linearly, but the human experience is more a mix, creating bonds between different journeys along the way.
Growing up in 60s and 70s I remember my maternal grandparents as bent old folks. Why did they dress or wear their hair as they did? Why were they so out of touch? Or so I thought. Sadly, my contact with them was minimal and they were both gone before I was far into my 20s, so it wasn’t until later I saw them in a clearer light. Sure, I understood history, yet I little understood their time, their early journey, which I knew was sometime around the Great Depression.
Imagine my surprise many years later when examining old photos I’d never seen before. Looking back over 100 years I see my grandfather working for Thomas Edison…
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