Days of future passed
On behalf of BBC Future, Chris Baraniak examines how future generations may study us. Just as past and current historians have relied on the written records of previous generations, future historians may judge us through social media posts, algorithms, and conspiracy theories.
If that's the case, then they're likely to conclude that we're all retarded. And I can't say that I'd be surprised, really. Particularly if the algorithms that they use are as lousy as YouTube's.