An Unexpected Ass Kicking
The old man turned back at his coffee, took a sip, and then looked back at me.
‘In fact, I’ve done lots of things that haven’t been done before’, he said half-smiling.
Not sure if he was simply toying with me or not, my curiousity got the better of me.
Oh really? Like what types of things?
, All the while, half-thinking he was going to make up something fairly non-impressive.
I invented the first computer.
Um, Excuse me?
I created the world’s first internally programmable computer. It used to take up a space about as big as this whole room and my wife and I used to walk into it to program it.
What’s your name?’. I asked, thinking that this guy is either another crazy homeless person in Portland or legitimately who he said he was.
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