[Ads-l] "Gen Z" formalized at Pew

Mark Mandel mark.a.mandel at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 17 17:27:10 UTC 2019

But what about the next generation and the ones beyond that?

For the generation after Z, I suggest *Generation Yuzz*, drawing on
Geisel's groundbreaking *On Beyond Zebra* <

Yuzz <http://www.evertype.com/standards/csur/seuss/yuzz.gif> is the first
of the 19 named letters reported there, along with an unnamed, extremely
complex twentieth. Using the Pew Institute's current generational period of
16 years, these will suffice for just over three centuries, by which time
research and analysis methods will  be far more advanced than at present
(assuming that they are not gone entirely, along with the rest of

Mark Mandel

On Thu, Jan 17, 2019, 10:42 AM Kiesling, Scott F <kiesling at pitt.edu wrote:

> Because it's become what everyone else says (basically):
> http://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2019/01/17/where-millennials-end-and-generation-z-begins/
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> Professor
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