JOE: You wrote her letters? SCHUYLER: Mail. It was called mail. NELSON: (fondly nostalgic and kidding it slightly) Stamps. Envelopes. JOE: Wait. I’ve heard of it. It was a means of communication before I was born.
–from You’ve Got Mail
Technology is taking over the world. Not really news, I know, but I believe those of us who can still remember a time before cell phones and the internet have a certain responsibility to occasionally point out the fact that we are in the midst of the slickest coup ever known in history. And I am it’s number one casualty.