If you are old enough to have experienced it, you probably had that moment in the ’90s or early 2000s when you realized everything was about to change.
The sweeping Internet was changing music, reading, how we processed information, even the words we used to communicate. The change was fundamental and it happened so quickly, many of us had to catch our breath and keep ourselves from getting dizzy when we realized its significance.
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