The above quote was the last thing I heard when graduating from SUNY Farmingdale.
If you want to get a feel for what the 80’s were like with very early tech watch Wargames (1983), Tron (1982) and Weird Science (1985). Before even AOL Online dialup (What’s that?) these flix’s will introduce you to a time before dial-up went mainstream and cell phones were non-existant.
The 90’s featured Computer Themed movies like “The Net” with a young Sandra Bullock (1995), “Hackers” with a young Angelina Jolie (1995), “Sneakers” (1992), and “Disclosure” (1994). Lot’s of dial-up, there was no high speed internet yet, cell phones were huge bricks and all of this before the days of Google.
Having watched, firsthand, the internet grow up alongside my own career I have a somewhat unique perspective on this thing called the World Wide Web. Most Generation X techies may relate.
Did you live through The Browser Wars? Apple vs Microsoft?
So, whether you’re a beginner on “this thing called the internet” or have been navigating the World Wide Web for quite a while like I have, here you may find helpful and useful information about new tools, apps and programs I am fooling around with.
Why Am I Here?
I’m still trying to answer that. There used to be a time where the internet was a novelty, about 20 years ago. Having your own internet domain was very rare. Now it seems like everyone has one.
Online for Over 14 Years!
Don’t believe me? Check out the WayBack Internet Archive. The site has been crawled since April 21st, 2001. You can also check out my Whois listing which shows the site was registered back in November of 2000!!! Blogging is not new, it’s been around far longer than any other social media platform.