For the past week, I've been trying to bring something back from the dead. Specifically, a radio station in Columbia called Oldies 96.3 no longer exists and has not existed for a long time.
It all started on the weekend before friends sent me a link to one data project from Pudding about the generation gap in knowledge. On the website, you select your year of birth and listen to excerpts of songs from different decades, ranking them on a scale from "unknown" to "singing lyrics".
Not surprisingly, songs that your generation considers popular, another generation that may never have been heard. Case study: Gen Z is clearly not familiar with Hey you! by Outkast. I choose to believe this because they are newer than the planet and when they hear it, they will really feel compelled to shake it like a Polaroid picture.
As for me, I sat on my phone plowing through the 1960s test and …