Wednesday, March 30, 2011
Family History on the Interwebs
My grandfather emigrated from Poland to the United States via Germany as a nine year-old boy aboard a ship called the Nieuw Amsterdam, the last major oceanliner built with masts as a backup should its steam engines fail. Thanks to the 10,000 hamsters in a CalTech basement powering the www dot com, I was able to find an image of that ship in service:
I sense this internet thing is going to be big. I guess I am not really alone, though.