Friday, August 17, 2001

Chicago Sun-Times, 8/17/2001 (Ricky Penick)

Speaker Got Wired Early. Back in 1964, Ricky Penick jumped at the chance to take the first computer class Roosevelt High School in Gary, Ind., offered. He was one of only a few students because the class was at 7 a.m., before school started."I was a little amateur futurist," he said. "I thought 'Oh, yeah, in the future computers are going to be a big thing.'"

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