I won tickets on the local radio station to my first concert and got to see U2 perform during their Zoo TV tour.
One of the companies I worked for was BBN, which developed the technology that eventually became the backbone of the Internet.
every time a group of us would go out to a restaurant (usually it was a group of ten of us at a late-night greasy Chinese place called The Kong),
I remember looking around the room at all the happy faces and thinking to myself, I can’t believe this is real. It wasn’t just about Moritz doing the Macarena or that everyone in the entire room was laughing. It was about everything that had happened in the past year. It just didn’t seem real.