The Kids Have No Idea What Old Tech Is [Video]

By Jason Fitzpatrick on January 17th, 2011

If you’d like to start your Monday off feeling old, check out this video of school children trying to figure out what to do with the technology of yesteryear.

The video is in French, with YouTube subtitles, but even without English audio you’ll have no problem understanding the bewilderment of school-age children as they try to figure out what to do with floppy discs, 8-tracks, and other relics of a technological yesteryear. Check out the video below:

We can only guess at what technologies from the present day we’ll be explaining to the children of tomorrow. “You did what to make a call? With a little battery powered box?”

Once Upon a Time with Vintage Technologies [YouTube]

Jason Fitzpatrick is a warranty-voiding DIYer who spends his days cracking opening cases and wrestling with code so you don't have to. If it can be modded, optimized, repurposed, or torn apart for fun he's interested (and probably already at the workbench taking it apart). You can follow him on if you'd like.

  • Published 01/17/11
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