The French Journalist and Novelist Jean-Baptiste Alphonse is credited with the quote. “The more things change the more they remain the same.”
TIMES ARE DEFINITELY CHANGING
I thought about this recently and found myself asking myself. “really?” Would he have felt the same, if he had lived one hundred years later, and encountered the world of technology, computers, and digital communication?
This is an expose’ of me and the new digital age. Hope it makes you smile.
I recently had my first experience of learning the simple rudiments of pointing a domain name to a company server. It got me to thinking.
Once upon a time, I thought that pointing automatically involved an index finger. I guess the basic action is the same as in showing one the way to go to reach a particular destination, but index fingers are not exclusive in this action, in the world of technology, unless you are a one finger typer.
So I pondered some of the new lingo, that once meant something completely different to me, and how my aged brain has to reset itself to think in this digital age. Having been very much bred in a completely different time and space, the tendency to reflect is somewhat automatic even though at a subconscious level.
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I know exactly how you feel Yvonne, as you say us older generation have had to retrain our brains to the modern days of technology. Thanks for sharing.
I left you a comment on your website so I just going to say love your post and will share.
Hi Yvonne, I enjoyed reading your blog about the language of technology because it hit home on so many points. Thanks so much for sharing.
The language of technology is ever changing Yvonne and we have to really stay in tuned to it. Getting there, slowly but surely. Thanks for sharing. Liked and Shared.
Yvonne this is a very good post, and everything in it is so true. Technology and times do change and we must keep up with it or be lost and left in the dust. I have shared your post for many more people to see.