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…
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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