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Happy twentieth birthday not -- lost -- but his personal technology column.
For two decades is now on the cutting edge of the tools that we use in every -- -- that have changed -- that's right.
-- thousands like twenty judgment DC now and all things digital this week.
Personal technology columnist at the journal this is fun to read Walt not a kiss up to you too much before -- let you speak but.
It literally just finished the Steve Jobs book last night and then you wrote this column and the book kind of brings you through this period.
Also but what stands out to you the most merger like to start last twenty years.
Well you -- -- started writings comes when I was nine Connell so that.
But some can be hard to remember.
You -- you don't yes that's that's right they bought up.
Thank you day and I you know I think.
I think that's the most important thing in the end and I and I was thinking this again as I was.
Kind of Reading through all these columns and trying to pick out some highlights.
Is just how amazingly prolific.
The tech industry is -- here in the US and you know when I started writing these columns it was kind of partly -- crusade.
And make these things easier to use.
They were mostly being designed by techies -- -- in those days.
You had to do a lot of tinkering to get things to work and I'm not saying everything's perfect now as I point out we still.
Probably have to music Geek Squad in the genius -- more than we should.
But we've really come a long way and it's just been.
Just a phenomenal.
Privileged to cover to cover this.
Evolution intact -- over the last twenty years -- Is it impossible for you eight ten point of the devices.
And services that you talk about the Colin to pinpoint one thing that was the most important.
That you covered.
Well I mean you know it is.
They all they all -- -- relate I mean you know you can't separate the Internet from Google from.
You know the iPad -- mean all these things are all together but I would say probably the evolution Smartphones.
Not that the PC hasn't involved in digital cameras and always of things but I think Smartphones.
And when you look at what bonds cell phones look like even even twenty years ago which.
All that long ago in -- you look in the history of kind of inventions.
Twenty years -- cell phones were not widely used they were mostly.
Used in cars the ones that people did carry around cost.
Thousands of dollars and we're really gigantic in -- and now we have things like this which are.
Not only really thin but our.
Computers from a long.
If and then look most of the might as the Motorola back some red I'd be used to Wear on your belt right now -- -- back -- all right.
Great read today and admission -- out of the Wall Street Journal but we'll see you soon Walt Mossberg and -- take care.
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