The modern era starts with Columbus - a new world
discovered with frail ships experienced in Corpus Christi, TX.
Great minds tell us we live in post modern times.
They site literature and many other things - perhaps the bomb. My vote goes to Marconi.
We live in an electronic age the old mechanical world is lost.
Time and space defeated by the speed of light.
Yes, it is so obvious we have missed it.
It is the Electronic age that is upon us.