Andrew Ducker (andrewducker) wrote,
Andrew Ducker
andrewducker

When did the great internet cultural change occur?

At some point society changed from "The default is not to be on the internet, you weird geek." to "The default is to be on the internet, you weird luddite."

It's hard for me to be sure when, because I've been on the internet since 1991, and surrounded by geeks for a long time ever since. So I'm throwing it open to you lot:

In my part of the world it became weird to not be on the internet in...

Mean: 2001.30 Median: 2001 Std. Dev 4.43
0(0.0%)
1993
4(6.6%)
1994
0(0.0%)
1995
2(3.3%)
1996
5(8.2%)
1997
2(3.3%)
1998
2(3.3%)
1999
6(9.8%)
2000
5(8.2%)
2001
8(13.1%)
2002
2(3.3%)
2003
5(8.2%)
2004
2(3.3%)
2005
8(13.1%)
2006
3(4.9%)
2007
3(4.9%)
2008
1(1.6%)
2009
2(3.3%)
2010
0(0.0%)
2011
0(0.0%)
2012
0(0.0%)
2013
1(1.6%)


(Feel free to use 1993 to include earlier than that, and 2013 to mean "It's not yet, you weird geek.")
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