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Can you remember life before the Internet?

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The Internet is such a ubiquitous part of our life, especially with the staggering range of devices connected to it. Not just smart phones and tablets, but such things home automation allowing you to control your house's lights and thermostat from across the globe, cameras that can instantly upload pictures for viewing by your friends and family wherever they are, and ordering goods from "local" artists that are local to another continent.

All this started from the submission of a proposal to CERN for a distributed information system submitted 10,000 days ago as of 28 June, 2016. That Sunday, on 12 March of 1989, saw a truly life changing idea be born.



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A founding member of Allegro, Mike Lonski has built his 4GL programming expertise in Progress since 1986. Starting in Progress version 3.2, Mike has successfully completed projects in locations ranging from the Pentagon and the U.S. Capitol Building to manufacturing shops all over the North American continent. Mike is an internationally known speaker on Progress RDBMS topics and author of Coding Smart, the Progress ADM2 book. His forte is in interfacing between real-world user requirements and technically-oriented solutions. Mike has taught, mentored and presented on Progress topics, small project estimation, and UI design on five continents. Mike also applies his technical and executive skills towards open-source applications. He is a skilled implementer, trainer, and process manager for SugarCRM application software and technical editor for the recently published edition of SugarCRM for Dummies.