A True Techie No More


Just after university, I bought into a small construction company and helped to turn it into a larger one. As a part of that, I suggested that we start doing construction estimating for others as a way of maximizing winter revenue. We already had an IBM  mag-card typewriter in the office, and I had heard of computers, though I had never seen one. So I called IBM and leased a 360/20 mainframe, for which I had to build a special … Continue reading