Tuesday, March 26, 2013

New Yorker Cartoon Roundup: Reflections on Generation Tech

Here's one just for fun. Through the decades, The New Yorker magazine has captured the changing digital landscape with true genius through witty cartoons that are spot-on. Here's a quick roundup of some of the magazine's best cartoons from the past few years on growing up digital by an array of clever artists. Enjoy!

From September 27, 2010, by artist Emily Flake (who was also highlighted in this earlier post):

Is this what's coming next? From December 17, 2012, by artist Harry Bliss:

Another classic by Emily Flake, from April 11, 2011:

Here are two recent cartoons on "the Cloud." First, from August 13, 2012, by Emily Flake again...

... and from October 8, 2012, by Tom Cheney:

This is not about young people per se, but I couldn't resist. It's one of the funniest cartoons I've ever seen about the Internet. From June 25, 2012, by Roz Chast:

From September 5, 2011, by Alex Gregory:

From October 1, 2012, by Matthew Diffee, about a girl's Klout score, or alleged social media influence:

And finally, my absolute favorite. By Mick Stevens, published March 15, 2010. This one says it all:

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