The 1980s called with a too-little-too-late futureshock warning: “There be newbies!”

Show this to those who call themselves hip for embracing “Certificate Authorities” and “The Cloud” and “Social Media” and “Online Identities” and “Smartphones” and “Cryptocurrencies” and “Retina Authentication” and about a thousand other matrix honeypots … not that BBS/FidoNet culture didn’t have its share of “dumb terminals are the future” propagandists and similar dodgy circumspect — the users and admins back then just tended to be taken in less often (go ahead as well and click on the image to navigate the brief presentation: left-click runs forward while right-click reverses).