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When was the Internet invented?

It’s not wrong to say “before the Internet” when talking about the 90s. I think they mean “before most people in my own life / circle of acquaintances had the habit or ability to easily look up the particular thing I’m talking about right now”. And that’s true.

We live in an age of rapid change (and by “age” I mean post the plague “Black Death” in the late 1340s). So many things are being invented daily. Talking about the past gets weird. Even for someone like me who mostly tries to live unplugged, without smart phone or TV, even still every day is affected by technology and new inventions.

Obviously, research regarding technological unemployment is as vital today as further refinement or production of labor-saving and comfort-giving devices.