The world changed 30 years ago today when a thing called the internet was invented.
It was March 1989 when Tim Berners-Lee pitched a little project called "Mesh"; a database and software project he had built and described an elaborate information system based on links in readable text or "the web."
From there it has grown.
Google has a made a doodle for the occasion.
Today, most people can't go through a day without accessing the interwebs. According to the Bureau of Statistics, Australia has 14.7 million internet subscribers at the end of June in 2018 and eight out of 10 people use social media.
The Western Advocate has been embracing the digital revolution, especially in the last decade.
Check out how much the webpage has changed from 2010.
There's lots of arguments for and against the internet and screen time. No one can deny it's changed their lives. But for the better or worse?
Do you have a great photo of your old technology? We'd love to see it! Email us a photo of your phone / computer / television / Gameboy to firstname.lastname@example.org
And while we're talking technology does anyone remember these? (No millennials- these aren't three dimension 'save' buttons.)