11 dramatic ways the world has changed in the last 20 years alone
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- Progress and innovation over the past 20 years alone have changed the world in countless ways.
- The past two decades have been marked by changes in our technology, politics, and global demographics.
- These changes aren't always better - but they are different.
The past two decades have been marked by incredible progress and innovation.
Think about it: in 1998, cell phones were still a rarity, people could only dream of self-driving cars, and for many, the internet was only just catching on.
Twenty years later, it's obvious how much the world has changed.
Take a look at some of the most dramatic transformations the world has undergone in just two decades.
The global population has exploded.
And more and more people are living in cities.
Buildings are reaching previously unimaginable heights.
The internet has changed the way we do … everything.
Social media has taken over.
Phones are a virtual necessity, and almost everyone has one.
September 11 had a profound impact on our society.
People no longer believe in banks.
Self-driving cars have finally arrived.
Climate change is becoming a grim reality.
And numerous social issues are finding their way into the spotlight.