2020, the future

I am a Wait, But Why devotee, and this post really made me chuckle:

It’s also weird that to us, the 2020s sounds like such a rad futuristic decade—and that’s how the 1920s seemed to people 100 years ago today. They were all used to the 19-teens, and suddenly they were like, “whoa cool we’re in the twenties!” Then they got upset thinking about how much farther along in life their 1910 self thought they’d be by 1920.

https://waitbutwhy.com/2020/01/its-2020-and-youre-in-the-future.html

Read the whole thing, there are some fun trivia in there, and it’s also maybe a two-minute read.

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