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Short timeline - Bullet points - my tech life
  • 1975 - Most important Popular Electronics - January - my first
  • 1978 - Arp Lexington MA job - 2600 & Odyssey
  • 1980 - DEC Ed Services - instructor - RSX-11 on PDP-11
  • 1984 - MIT, Project Athena and IVIS (DEC) - X11
  • 1985 - (6) Roland Juno 106 - I connected DIY box RS-232 to new tech MIDI on VAX 780
  • 1986 - At DEC we evaluated prototype Hi Def Sony TV and made Laser disc streaming video server
  • 1986 - C-Band sat and broadcast studio streaming live on DECNet / ARPAnet (DEC,MIT,BBN)
  • 1987 - CES January announced Amiga A500 - music & games - Had one given to me
  • 1987 - DEC World Sept - Largest computer in world - scan 35 mm , print inkjet of QE2
  • 1989 - CERN and HTTP - Internet begins
  • 1990 - EVENT VIDEO Multimedia - Post DEC - Windows 3.11 - My First 486 on Internet (dialup)
  • 1992 - Autodesk 3D Studio (DOS) on AT&T Targa 64 to RS-170 broadcast TV
  • 1995 - Linus Torvald at live streamed at DECUS 55 in DC - He gave me RED HAT V2.0 for my 64 bit DEC Alpha Multia
  • 1996 - Masquerade DEC Alpha on Compuserve dialup for house cable including MTV on C-Band
  • 1998 - Dedicated 24/7 webserver using Linux - coolgames.net - dialup then DSL
  • 2000 - Cool Games Network - Afterschool retail hobby store and I begin S.T.E.A.M. summer camps
  • 2008 - 2014 - Skipping forward with Apple then Linux on non-Intel / AMD for camps (Verizon FIOS)
  • 2018 - January v1.21 firmware - Roland GO KEYS 61k MIDI for education using SCRATCHx
  • 2014 - 2021 ARM from Beagle Bone Black to Nvidia Shield / Jetson Nano on Gigabit FIOS with Asus AX82u
And so that sums it up in short bullet points.
Hope I have inspired some sharing of other's Small Net Builds
 

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