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Future Friendly, by Zack Umstead

January 29, 2011 Leave a comment

“Thrift sale! Entire house must go! Any of you antique collectors out there, this is your opportunity!” The man’s surgically enhanced vocal cords allowed the sound to be projected throughout the entire crowd of two or three hundred people. Many were there just to take a look at a piece of history –  this was the oldest home in Santa Rosario. But others were looking to buy something from inside this house.

Steven Neal was one of these people. This house had belonged to his great-grandfather, Kevin Neal. After Kevin had died, the town had preserved his home as a historic one and made a museum for the early days of electronics. Kevin had been a vital part of the development of computers in the early 21st century, and it only made sense that his house would serve that purpose. Read more…