Great moments in getting old

From a conversation I had yesterday:

Me: “I’m old enough to remember a time when you submitted your paper to a journal by mailing several hard copies, which the journal would then mail out to potential referees.”

Graduate student Eric Pedersen: [Looks at me like I’ve just grown a second head]

2 thoughts on “Great moments in getting old

  1. Ha! I remember telling someone about how amazing it was to read the library catalogue at SUNY Stony Brook from my computer in Melbourne via Telnet. The response: “That is nothing. There is this thing called the world wide web and it even has pictures…”

  2. Pingback: Tuesday at #ESA2012 | Michael McCarthy's Research

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