Linux Journal: The Rise of Media Independence

“I grew up in New Jersey, not far from the swamps that later
were re-labeled ‘meadowlands,’ after a sports complex by that name
appeared alongside Paterson Plank Road. In those days, back in the
’50s and early ’60s, I was like any other geeky kid who had better
luck with science than with girls: I sublimated unrequited desire
for the latter into a preoccupation with the former. Since
computers still were captive to big business, big defense and big
science, I focused my science obsessions on big radio…”