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There is no perceived IT generation gap: Young people really are thick

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Re: First time I felt old...

"What are vacuum tubes?"

The message transfer system that large department stores employed to carry payments/change between the sales counter and the cashiers' office.

Alternatively - in the context of radios - the British used thermionic valves.

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