Ye Olde Amazon
You might marvel at how primitive some of these websites appear, but there's something you have to keep in mind. In 1995, most of us -- if we had a computer at all -- were staring at a 13" screen with a VGA resolution of just 640x480. My two-year-old phone fits exactly twice as many pixels on its screen. We've come a long way.
But that Amazon screenshot reminded me of a story I came across last week, of the man who ordered the very first thing ever sold by Amazon, and he still has the packing slip. That got me to wonder when & what my first Amazon order was, and of course it was still in my order history.
Two Elmore Leonard books and a Star Wars toy to give as a Christmas gift.
Not much has changed since December 8, 1999 -- except for most everything.
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