Although the biggest food fad of the year 2000 might've been hoarding bottled water, the turn of the millennium held many more trends that are still relevant 15 years later, to both survivalists and not-crazy people alike.
A lot was written about the DNSChanger scare last week. I tried to downplay the risk, but some security experts and journalists sounded alarms. Could it be that spreading fear about malware helps sell security software and improves ratings for news stories?
Flying cars, Rosie the robot housekeeper, moon colonies and the like would all be lovely. But I would rather have made more progress toward decency and equality and kindness and humanity than we seem to have made.
This is the sort of book that many people might call a summer read. But there's no need to stereotype by season something so thoroughly pleasant. It might just be the funniest historical fiction I've ever read.