Technologically Speaking

 I just finished reading my friend Fonda's blog post and it got me thinking about the Internet, social media and this whole technology thing.

Where was I technologically speaking, 10 years ago? 15 years ago? Maybe even 20 years ago. Let's see...

I remember Paul's cellular phone, it was so big that it has it's own bag and it needed to be plugged in the car for it to work. I remember him having a pager for work and I thought he was all that (this was before we were married). In those days, only doctors have pagers!

If I remember correctly, I got my very own cellphone in 1996 or 1997. It was gigantic candy bar style cellphone compare to the size of the phones now a days. I know it was a Nokia, because I remember thinking what a strange name and that it would be great to invest in the company if I had the funds to do it. I wish I did!

In 1998, I created my very first website called "What's Up?" (very creative, huh?) when I lived in Rockford, Illinois. I had to learn and teach myself HTML, back then you had to know how to write HTML code to publish your own website. Not so anymore. I remember one of the members of my family being upset because I had posted DD and my pictures on the world wide web.

It's so strange to think how far we've come, technology speaking. We have the internet at our fingertips, we blog, we twitter and facebooking is now a verb! We can surf the internet, send email, take pictures and even make movies with our cell phones.

I wonder what's next? What about you? Do you remember your first cellphone or computer?

2 Had Something To Say:

Fonda said...

You already know that I am usually the next to last person to get on the techno bandwagon (other than blogging). I was the last one to get a cell phone, we were last to het Internet and I was the last to join facebook...so the iPhone was a huge leap for me.

Brenda said...

I remember the pager we had one in 1991 only because of friend he was expecting her baby and told she could reach us anytime. ha!
Actually Art always had internet but we never got a cell untill mid 2005. yep thats right just like cable TV same time. Sam would always say we were the poorest folks on the block no cell or cable teasng us. Got alot of laughs out of it.

Sam reminds me people want to be my friends on facebook ha! My cousin in Kansas introduced me to this awhile ago but still email her through facebook.
AMazing the technologically we now have stll pick up the telephone lot here.