Baby Boomers vs Zillenials

When I was young, the alphabet had not yet been invented and water was only for drinking. This is the impression one Zillennial (or Gen Z) had of my youth days.

When I told the same Zillennial I was born in the 1960s, they wondered whether I was a slave at one point. I am a Baby Boomer and any discussion with a Zillenials is punctuated with ‘how did you manage that without a laptop’, ‘how come there were no cellphones’ type of responses from the Zillenials.

I could not help but feel that Zillenials believe we are somewhat stuck at archaic and are failing to move the needle to digital age. We just don’t agree on a lot of things.

Editor's Comment
A step in the right direction

That is indeed a welcome development, especially looking at the fact that the manual way of doing things is slowly disappearing and competency in the use of computers and other digital gadgets has become a must.The simple way of looking at it is just an example that almost all companies have gone completely digital and school leavers will be better placed after leaving school, because they will already be familiar with the use of computers.The...

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