Many kids sat and dreamed about Ferrari sport cars or monster trucks. I was the kid flipping through the then large Computer Shopper magazines lusting for the latest SGI or DEC Alpha boxen. It became my mission to acquire the technology of late to learn more about what I feel was the golden time of computing. I take each machine and figure out the best way to get it on the internet (yes I can post to twitter from the C64) and then learn the technology. Looking to the past has helped shape my future designs. Below are the machines that serve as my time machines.
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- Nick Schmidt lives passionately in the digital world advising and advancing technology everywhere he goes. He has served in the US Air Force, been a self-employed consultant, a senior manager and chief engineer at Boeing, and now co-founding and running Spec Ops Technology. Decorated in his military and professional career you can find his work in the nations networks and across the web.