Ever since 1989, The Simpsons have been living in a floating timeline. A constant, in a constantly changing world, that has seen The Simpsons uniquely reflecting back on us every major technological change, and how the average person reacted to it over the past 30 years.

From the rise of the personal computer, to the growth of the internet, the millennium bug, to game consoles, cellphones, iPods, smartphones, tablets…not to mention the changing attitudes towards technology as computing went mainstream.

Having grown up almost completely in parallel with The Simpsons – I thought it would be an interesting experiment to take a trip back in time through the birth of the modern computing era – through the eyes of the world’s most famous dysfunctional animated family.

This is the History of Computers & Technology according to The Simpsons.

Chris James – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=McEUqC3QAus