Between Ford and Zuckerberg, a lot has changed

There's lots of stuff none of us have ever seen before. That's good in some ways, but limiting in other ways.

In the early part of the 20th century, the developed world experienced a major transition from a basic agrarian economy to an industrialized society. Technology began to focus on the mechanization of the production of consumer goods and improvements in communications whilst transportation widened the external perspectives from localized issues to national, and even international concerns.