[vcf-midatlantic] Great Commodore Related moments for me at VCF 2022,

Chris Fala chrisjpf33 at gmail.com
Fri Apr 29 00:22:31 UTC 2022


TES!!! What Chris said! :-)



On Thu, Apr 28, 2022 at 5:06 PM Christian Liendo via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 28, 2022 at 12:02 PM Jeff S <jsalzman at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > I find it interesting to learn that people who were key players in the
> industry had lost touch with their own legacy to some extent. At least
> that's my take on Christian's story.
> >
>
>
> I found the same with Bil Herd, Bill Mensch and John Blankenbaker.
>
> They were successful engineers but they don't realize how what they
> created touched so many people.
>
> I have a theory, they come up with a creation and they spend a lot of
> time on it and it is successful and they celebrate but then it's all
> hard work on the next creation
>
> They don't see that their creations change people's lives.
>
> How many of you had your life changed because of your computer? I did
> because I didn't think of computing as a career path..
>
> How many of you made new friends or had your whole social life change
> because of your computer?
>
> There are many examples of people who said how their computer changed
> their life.
>
> This is something they probably don't see because they work on the
> next big thing and we get to enjoy their creations.
>
> And we are now lucky to be able to meet them and talk with them.
>
> What was the saying? "If I have seen further it is by standing on the
> shoulders of Giants."
>
> We get to meet and talk to the Giants.
>


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