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Today’s Data Seen By Future Historians

Historians exploring the past study documents, scriptures, stories of folklore, journals and letters, seeing the various perspectives about how people lived at that time.

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What will today's data tell future historians?

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Thanks to smartphones, people are recording everything:

  • what they are wearing
  • what they eating
  • what they are listening to
  • where they are going

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Such is the state of social media in present times that future historians might label our age as the Narcissistic Age.

People are voyeuristic, narcissistic to the hilt and filled wit...

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Apart from the digital records of today, historians will also study physical artefacts, and one thing that they will definitely encounter is plastic, due to its rather long shelf l...

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Small but vocal minorities have ensured that all kinds of ideologies, beliefs and discussions keep happening all the time, and even in the 21st century, plenty of people are there to deny the holoc...

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  • Just like the political cartoons of the 18th Century, today’s memes pack a lot of informational value for future historians. 
  • The trouble is that there is so much data and polarizing p...

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