Tag: technology

475 | A Pirate Looks at Fifty

Well, it’s official. The big five-O. Honestly, I don’t feel much different than I did ten years ago (although depending who you talk to, they say now fifty is the new forty). I guess the day I admit I’m getting old will be the day I realize I’ve started getting to the point where I’m not able to do the things I want to do. […]

469 | New School meets Old School

  Oh my god! The sound of the keyboard brings back so many memories of the 80s when I first started getting into computers and programming.

430 | “Mr. Watson, come here. I want to see you.”

Do these words sound familiar?  They just might! These were the first words ever spoken on the telephone. They were spoken by Alexander Graham Bell, inventor of the telephone, when he made the first call on March 10, 1876, to his assistant, Thomas Watson. It’s easy to say that the telephone was a remarkable and world-altering piece of technology. About a year ago, I was researching […]