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Today’s Data Seen By Future Historians

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.

Future historians will have tons of material to study the current age, as data is getting accumulated at a record rate across the globe, with emails, text messages, videos, photographs and social media posts.

Each of these mediums provides a rich understanding of life in our times.


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The Stuff We Left Behind

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 life. 

Plastic litter will help them see what we consumed, and the various chemicals in package...


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Social Media: The New History Books

Thanks to smartphones, people are recording everything:

  • what they are wearing
  • what they eating
  • what they are listening to
  • where they are going exquisite detail.

Historians of the future who want to study food, sports, leisure and o...


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Stories Of Our Times

  • 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 perspectives that it may lead to further distortions in understanding.
  • One thing is for sure:...


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The Disinformation Problem

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 holocaust or claim that the earth is flat. The vast amount of disinformation will likely puzzle ...


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The Narcissistic Age

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 with vanity, caring too much about how they are perceived by others.

Social media, with its viral...


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