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Generation gap

I ran across this on LinkedIn last week. It’s really fairly cheesy, and just plain lazy as well: what are most of those graphics? was there any logic informing the lists of “formative experiences?” does anyone believe that a single word of the “Generation Z” column is more than pure made-up babble?

Cheesy generations graphic

Not remotely the most stupid thing on LinkedIn, though. Even in the past week.

Still, I kept it because it feels kind of interesting, to me, if only as an illustration of how “Carter babies” like myself split the difference between Gen-X and Gen-Y. (In a way I suppose you could say that we almost validate this model, at the same time as we demonstrate how it imposes completely arbitrary boundaries upon a continuum.)

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