You’ve probably heard your parents utter the phrase “back when I was young …” a lot throughout the course of your life. Looking back on how the world used to be is a natural reflex, and with the world seemingly going in the wrong direction it’s all the more logical to look at how things used to be. Add to that the amazing developments in technology and we’re basically living in an entirely different dimension.
Let’s see how life has truly changed the last 20 years. Just so you’ll know where your parents are coming from the next time you heard that phrase.
We All Have Smartphones
This is probably the most obvious one. A couple of decades ago, smartphones – actually, regular cellphones as smartphones didn’t exist yet – were only for the rich and were considered a luxury. In our current day and age, most people can’t even imagine living without one.
Food Is A Social Thing
We eat out more, and restaurants pay more attention to presentation. There’s no better marketing plan than your clients posting your food all over Instagram.
Terrorism Isn’t Just Happening “Out There”
Ever since 9/11, terrorism has become a genuine threat for most countries at most times. We’re still seeing the occasional terrorist attack every now and then, everywhere around the world.