Another Twenty Years Later
Wow, it has been 14 years since I published this article! Back then I considered myself savvy in the computer arts. But now I stay quiet about it because the world has changed dramatically since then and I am not as involved. (Happier being a photographer, window-washer, gardener and father!) Yet I am bemused by my ramblings from way back then…
Ever wondered where computers will be for your children?
Or asked your inner child what life would be like for you if you had been born in 1989? (…because real IT-nerds were teenagers in 1989) I’ve always wondered where life would have taken me if I’d been born only twenty years ago – rather than almost forty years ago.
Technology has improved vastly over the past forty years.
It’s reached the point where when you buy a computer today – it’s probably obsolete tomorrow. Before you walk out the door there is a newer version on the market, an upgrade and update to your security system, and in some cases the vendor no longer supports the operating system.
After watching Futurama a few nights back, I asked myself “What if I was cryogenically frozen for a thousand years then awoken to find family, friends and everyone I…
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