Flat out in a 2000-ish VW Golf TDi, somewhere north of 117 MPH (speedo was km/h), and my eyes were on the traffic, not the speedo. Left lane on a stretch of unrestricted autobahn between Munich and Ingolstadt, driving a couple parts for Audi's Avantissimo concept (Frankfurt 2001) to the factory. Kind of a gloomy,… » 12/31/14 3:57pm 12/31/14 3:57pm

This is great. I got my start with an IBM 286 clone, built my first computer with a 486/33, and use it for nearly ten years. First internet experiences were dial up BBSes that I'd run while my parents were at work or asleep. That era of real DIY computing is amazing. I think about it a lot. » 12/29/14 12:09am 12/29/14 12:09am