You wake up at 7am on a wonderful morning in early 2000. Dreamy as you are, you grab your phone to check the news and your email. Well, the news is that no one has texted you while you were sleeping and that your phone doesnâ€™t connect to the internet. Because, well, you donâ€™t have a smartphone. Just like everyone else doesnâ€™t. Actually, a bestselling mobile phone launched in 2000 looked like this. You could still play a round of Snake, though.
After a refreshing shower â€” pretty much like you remember it from 2013 â€” you make yourself comfortable at the breakfast table. Youâ€™re an early adopter, so you have your laptop right there with you to check the news. While you wait for the computer to start up, you have time to brew some coffee.
Time to check Twitter for the latestâ€¦ah well, no Twitter yet. So letâ€™s see what your friends are up to over on Faceâ€¦doesnâ€™t exist either. Not even MySpace. Heck, not even Friendster.
David Bauer in 2000, the Year Formerly Known as the Future
2000 is only 13 years ago. So many small things changed in our daily rituals and how we keep in touch with people and the world around us.