A Tribute to Sun Microsystems

On 11 June, Ingrid Van Den Hoogen, Senior Vice President of Corporate Marketing, asked Sun’s staff to “commemorate and celebrate the rich history and contributions that Sun’s made over the past 27 years” on “a virtual site called thenetworkisthecomputer.com to house the digital artifacts of Sun’s story for the long term”.  On 2 September,  A Tribute to Sun Microsystems was announced. It has been interesting to read everyone else’s stories and I was pleased to see three of my own included:


Regardless of the wonders our future may hold, like my What I Love About Sun – After 25 Years blog entry on 1 May, thenetworkisthecomputer.com is a way for staff to find closure on our Sun history and hopes during this long and confusing time of transition to Sun-Oracle.

Some pictures from my Sun history entries:

Certified Black Belt

Certified Sun Sigma Black Belt, Katy Dickinson, signed by Scott McNealy<br /> photo: copyright 2009 Katy Dickinson

Hopper 2007 Poster

Hopper 2007 Poster signed by Sun attendees<br /> photo: copyright 2007 Katy Dickinson

Hopper 2008 Conference

Hopper 2008 Conference<br /> photo: copyright 2008 Katy Dickinson

1984 Sun Tshirt

1984 Sun Tshirt<br /> photo: copyright 2009 Katy Dickinson

Images Copyright 2007-2009 by Katy Dickinson

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