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9/12/2014
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Jeff Bertolucci
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10 Tech Terms Millennials Don't Know

Some revered tech terms prompt nothing but puzzled looks from today's young professionals. Hint: Clones belong in Star Wars.
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Laurianne
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9/15/2014 | 5:35:03 PM
more ancient tech terms
CompuServe is a great example of a term that will prompt blank stares. We didn't even get into classic electronic games here: I felt really old the day I mentioned Simon and Merlin and one of the reporters on our team had never heard of either one.
Thomas Claburn
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9/12/2014 | 4:35:42 PM
Re: Some of my recollections
"Bulletin Boards"

Or BBS.

Now I feel old. The only technology I never encountered was punch cards. 
Michael Endler
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9/12/2014 | 4:28:01 PM
Re: 6 for 10
Also a millenial (just barely). Also got 6/10!
Kristin Burnham
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9/12/2014 | 3:24:57 PM
6 for 10
Millennial here: I've heard about (or used) 6/10 of these. Don't discount us all!
David F. Carr
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9/12/2014 | 10:59:44 AM
Does it matter?
I can't think of anything on this list that it would be important for millenials to know. For what purpose? (Other than communicating with geezers)
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