A new study examined the basic skills that are disappearing the fastest because of modern technology like smart phones and tablets.
Here are the top seven:
And people specifically mentioned that handwritten thank-you notes are quickly disappearing.
#2.) Using a dictionary or encyclopedia.
Now we just Google words to find out what they mean or research things on Wikipedia.
#3.) Mental math.
#4.) Reading a map.
The GPS and mapping apps have made maps obsolete.
#5.) Finding something at the library.
No one remembers how to find a book using the catalog and the Dewey Decimal System anymore.
#6.) Playing board games.
#7.) Sending a postcard.
We publish our own vacation photos on Facebook instantly now, so there’s no real need to send a postcard.