In February 2000, James Fallows wrote about the time he spent at the company the previous year, designing an updated release of Microsoft Word.
The year you were born, David Halberstam wrote about how American centers of power had been affected by science, technology, and modern communications.
In July 2015, Spencer Kornhaber looked back at The Atlantic's reporting on rock and roll in the 1960s.
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Saved by the Bell premiered in 1989.
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“It was thought that all borders between men had similarly disintegrated, and we were all destined to be free and empowered individuals in a global meeting place,” wrote Robert Kaplan 20 years later.
In August 2013, Alexis C. Madrigal wrote about the age of streaming radio.
In July 2016, David Sims described the path from Pokémon Red and Blue to Pokémon Go.
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People across the world rediscovered the power and peril of revolutions, as Laura Kasinof found in Yemen.
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In October 2015, Robert O'Connell wrote about the decline in Manning's performance.
In February 2012, Charles A. Kupchan wrote about the world's emerging economies, and how the world will look by 2050.
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