@ the story
of a netlife @
began in the fall of 1994 in a south-western
town of Romania.
A curious boy,
called Claudiu, logged in the strange and fascinating
universe of Linux for the very first time.
At that moment
in time, the Internet was the subject of sf movies like "The
Net". At the beginning there was only e-mail access and a login name:
In the spring
of 1995, a camp for computers and Internet and a cool song: "Max
don't have sex with your Ex" were the genetic material for the birth
of max@. And from than on, @ became a part of his life.
When the time
was right, Max´s Love Life appeared - love@. This was the first step
to international and multicultural friendships
over the Net - love taught max to express feelings in email.
At the end
of 1995 max becomes firstname.lastname@example.org, this was his first domain.
Now he turned to be the master of the universe who had created him.
two wonderful things happened to max:
felt in love
2. lt2rcs went
online. It was a dream come true - first seeing:
no more limitations,
not only email, but everything, web, ftp, telnet, gopher, ytalk, irc...
So max decided
to try to be a hacker. And he succeeded!:)
stuff, lasted for about one year, when suddenly the possibilities to study
science on the Net grew more and more important. New hobbies are added
besides hacking and computers. Fractals, physics,
chaos theory, black holes, time travel, UFO's, cellular automata...
When the student
is ready, the master will appear...
new hobbies and a little twist of faith gathered in the summer of 1996,
and brought him in contact with the people from CSC.
Here starts the adventure of the summer school "Fractal"
in Vãliug. It lasted for 3 years: 1996, 1997, 1998 (but it's not
he'd found interesting on the Net, everything that changed his life, is
to be found in these pages. So...
And if you
have any comments, feel free to mail me, email@example.com,
or sign my