Before Twitter and Facebook hijacked our lives, before we read the news on a screen and Susan Boyle became an overnight celebrity, even before the ancient age of dial-up modems and AOL chat rooms, Katie Couric and Bryant Gumbel pondered a simpler question for their TODAY Show viewers: “Can you explain what ‘Internet’ is?” a dumbfounded Couric asks. The daytime TV hosts continue by expressing their bemusement at such features as the “@” symbol (“That little mark with the ‘a’ and the ring around it? Katie thought that was ‘about.'”) and e-mail messages (“What do you write to it? Like…mail?”).
The most fascinating part of this video is the fact that it was made only 17 years ago.
Source: The Huffington Post