[FoRK] Fwd: Doug Englebart

Ben (B.K.) DeLong bkdelong at pobox.com
Mon Jul 15 09:20:26 PDT 2013


Oh yes. I remember it well. I held hands with the woman who is mother to my
two kids during Englebart's speech. ;) I wouldn't forget that for a million
years.

On Wed, Jul 3, 2013 at 3:00 PM, Gregory Alan Bolcer <greg at bolcer.org> wrote:

> I remember when Metcalfe drank the blender full of stuff was WWW6, but was
> that the same conference when Englebart spoke?  I remember Metcalfe making
> the promise too, so was curious if *that* was the conference Englebart
> spoke--or even a completely different one about the same time.
>
> Either way, WWW6 was the first time I think we met f2f.
>
> Greg
>
>
>
> On 7/3/2013 11:52 AM, Ben (B.K.) DeLong wrote:
>
>> That was WWW6 -
>> http://www.merit.edu/mail.**archives/nanog/1997-04/**msg00192.html<http://www.merit.edu/mail.archives/nanog/1997-04/msg00192.html>
>>
>> I was there as the student volunteer running the Volunteer Office and the
>> ad hoc press office opened at the request of Sally Khudairi who, at the
>> time was the W3C's Dir of Communications and wondered why Stanford (or
>> their organizers had not set one up). I was working at the UMass News
>> Office at the time so I did. I met a great many list members for the first
>> time there and wish I had known then about y'all what I KnowNow. ;)
>>
>> I also met my kids' Mom there as well.
>>
>> Glad I still know so many of you.
>>
>>
>>
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