I remember well, back in the eighties, sitting at my little flickering 14 inch screen, hour after hour, day after day, writing software for this new thing called Internet and being laughed at, by all and sundry, for my geeky behaviour which ‘is going nowhere’ and ‘a waste of my time’.
Was I right or was I right? See these amazing statistics, presented in a beautiful graphic form, for the answer, 25 years. later, when it’s all taken for granted by everyone, except absolute neo-luddites, even by the main-stream culture:
Like many pioneers of technology, of lesser importance, our efforts are now forgotten – but not by those, who were involved in it all.
For us, it is vindication of our manic ideas.