Birthday Memories: Me and the Internet

Forty-five years ago today, the very first connection was made on Arpanet, the precursor to the internet:

arpanetThat was on my 20th birthday,  I was in Yugoslavia, working on a contract, oblivious to that particular history being made. I probably got drunk on bottled beer and slivovic that night but, luckily, there were no smart phones with cameras then to capture me at my worst.

I remember 1969 being a swell year, and I am glad to share it with the internet,

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