Hand someone an iPhone from 200 years ago, they wouldn’t even know what to do with it.
Network effects only work when there is a network to draw upon.
One fax machine is useless until someone else gets one.
Technology and tools and money often feed our egos–we think we are more sophisticated than we are.
It’s easy to think we have come such a far way. But are we evolved or are the tools just better?
We are all products of our time.