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The Personal Computer Memory Card International Association's eponymous 1990 PCMCIA card standard used to jokingly be decoded as People Can't Memorise Computer Industry Acronyms.
Nearly a quarter of a century later that jape has been proven anew, after an online coupons outfit called Vouchercloud let The Los Angeles Times publish the “results” of a “study” of “2,392 men and women 18 years of age or older” who were asked to decode some more recent technology terms.
The headline finding is that 11 per cent thought “HTML” is a sexually transmitted disease.
There's a youtube video that was asking University students to name one Senator, not even their Senator but a single Senator. Granted they picked out the ones that couldn't but the fact that they couldn't is ridiculous.