I was born in 1994 in India. That was the year when Netscape Navigator became the market leader for web browsing and Sun Microsystems released the computer programming language named “Java”.
I saw a computer for the first time in my parent’s office. It was powered by Windows 2000. A rush of joy filled myself when I figured out how to double-click on a mouse. A few years later, I held a mobile phone in my hand for the first time. It was the legendary Nokia 3310. By the end of my middle school, my elder brother bought a laptop with the highest possible configuration present at that time. Connecting to the internet via dial-up connection became a routine and the first website I surfed was MSN.
The media fuzz about the happening/upcoming layoffs by various IT firms in India has indeed become a concern for many. Few reports blame Donald Trump, and few others blame the technology advancements. But, one thing is sure. People are getting laid-off. Yes, it’s happening and it’s not the first of its kind.
Live videos, enhanced IM services, 360° photos, Instagram’s and WhatsApp’s stories, and the swipe right/left for a match!
The internet has changed the way we live and the way we socialize.
I still remember the day I joined Facebook. I had only two friends for a period of 12-18 months as there weren’t any members whom I knew. Then, the account went inactive for a year (I didn’t know what to do with that). Slowly, the word spread about Facebook and one after the other, new members joined and successfully sent their first “HI“.
To be born in the 90’s, I had the chance to experience an unsophisticated childhood. The 90’s kids grew along with the technology. There was a time in which owning a personal computer at home was a luxury. It was said that only the rich can afford a computer.