Earlier today I found a receipt for a computer I had in 2001. It was so weird reading that and seeing how bad those specs are giving that it was a decent computer back then. It had a Geforce 2, Pentium 3 1Ghz and 256 MB RAM.
And if we look back at computers in the 70s and 80s its almost hard to believe how little ram and HDD space they had. Especially for someone like me that didn't grow up with them.
This makes me realise how all we have now will just become useless at some point. And that is not just for computers, but pretty much everything tehnologically. Stuff that we are very impressed with today and that we spend so much money on getting will some day become outdated and no one will give a damn about, and everyone that doesn't have some memories of it will never truly understand how someone was impressed with it at some point.
Like for example show a PS1/N64 game to someone that never gamed in the 90s, they will think it's pretty bad. Even though I had a PS1 when I was a kid, I still find it hard to play and look at most games, and stuff like the old RE games would be laughed at today even though they were revolutionary back in the 90s. There are some games that stand the test of time like Doom 2, but they are few and far between, and even those will eventually become obsolete to newer generations as time passes by even more.
And this kinda bugs me because I feel it's in some way a false excitement for all of this. I know that for the time being this is what we have and it's normal to be impressed with new stuff, but decades in the future this stuff will be irelevant and I can't help but feel like it's wrong to be excited for stuff that will seem primitive some day.