Excerpted from ThePattern, an enhanced EBook available from iTunes.
I converted to technologist victim in 1970 with my first film camera, a 16-millimeter Bolex Paillard. I reconfirmed my vows in the 1970s with the purchase of video gear. I lost all faith in technology when I embraced computer tech in the 1980s. I've been trying to figure out what I've done with my life, ever since.