January 31st, 2009
So I’m sitting in a cafe, typing this on my 1.5lb, 8″ laptop with the aid of a Bluetooth mouse, via the 3Mb internet connection provided – again through Bluetooth – by the phone in my pocket.
I remember downloading the shareware release of Quake to my spanking new desktop’s 210MB hard disk over a 33.6k modem. It took three hours.
The future seems to have happened while I wasn’t quite paying attention…