[TUHS] "9 skills our grandkids won't have" - Is this a TUHS topic?
sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Thu Jun 30 23:14:20 AEST 2022
What are the 1970’s & 1980’s Computing / IT skills “our grandkids won’t have”?
Whistling into a telephone while the modem is attached, because your keyboard has a stuck key
- something I absolutely don’t miss.
Having a computer in a grimy wharehouse with 400 days of uptime & wondering how a reboot might go?
9 Skills Our Grandkids Will Never Have
1: Using record players, audio cassettes, and VCRs
2: Using analog phones [ or an Analog Clock ]
3. Writing letters by hand and mailing them
4. Reading and writing in cursive
5. Using manual research methods [ this is a Genealogy site ]
6. Preparing food the old-fashioned way
7. Creating and mending clothing
8. Building furniture from scratch
9. Speaking the languages of their ancestors
Steve Jenkin, IT Systems and Design
0412 786 915 (+61 412 786 915)
PO Box 38, Kippax ACT 2615, AUSTRALIA
mailto:sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au http://members.tip.net.au/~sjenkin
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