For centuries, the dorm room has been a venue where students sleep, study, and occasionally have some fun. They have often been the home of the latest and greatest tech, a venue for excellent discussions, and the final resting place of 59% of the world’s mini-refrigerators.
The evolution of the techie dorm room started accelerating exponentially in the 1990’s as more gadgets became affordable by college students and their parents. Fast forward 20 years and there’s enough equipment in 1 dorm room to power NASA in the 60’s.
This graphic by our friends at CourseHero gives us a visual glimpse into the rapid evolution of the collegiate bunkhouse. Click to enlarge.