RSS

Some modern-day journalism students don’t know how to look up a phone number in a phone book

19 Nov

“Six journalism students try to use ‘ancient technology’ to find a phone number”

“This is ancient technology to me,” said first year student Stephen Clarke from Cornwall, P.E.I., as he flipped through the phone book.

[…]

“We’re 19, so we’re at that special age where we grew up right when the internet was starting to boom, ” said Calvin Parsons from North Rustico, P.E.I.

“I’ve never used the phone book before. I’ve just always used the internet,” said Parsons.

Kids today…

Advertisements
 
8 Comments

Posted by on November 19, 2016 in Canada, The Decline, you can't make this shit up

 

8 responses to “Some modern-day journalism students don’t know how to look up a phone number in a phone book

  1. feeriker

    November 19, 2016 at 9:12 pm

    PLEASE tell me that this is something out of The Onion.

    Then again, these ARE “Journalism” students. Not the highest wattage bulbs in the human chandelier. They would probably need step-by-step instructions on how to boil water.

     
    • Will S.

      November 20, 2016 at 3:12 am

      Alas, no.

      Exactly! 🙂

       
    • Take The Red Pill

      November 20, 2016 at 3:13 pm

      Do you REALLY want to stupefy them? Have them use a typewriter.
      Or put an old-fashioned dial telephone in front of them and tell them to dial a number with it.

       
      • Will S.

        November 20, 2016 at 3:36 pm

        Ha! 🙂

         
  2. Peter Blood

    November 22, 2016 at 8:04 pm

    It’s even harder for them to interact with humans. Interface too complex.

     
    • Will S.

      November 23, 2016 at 1:26 am

      No wonder they’re always on their damned iPhones, hunched over, face down, 24/7… 🙂

       

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s