The folks at Jimmy Kimmel Live! recently took to the streets of Hollywood to see if young people could complete a simple task: reading an old fashioned analog clock.
As you might expect, it did not go great:
To be fair, in the era of iPhones, being able to read a clock like they did in the 1600s isn’t too essential a skill, but still, it’s pretty sad. They taught this stuff in kindergarten. Plus, it’s not like young people today can’t figure out any sort of old-school technology, like how to dial a rotary telephone.