I typed my username into the login box.
“Is that the same email address that you had when you were a student here?” he asked.
“We didn’t have email when I was here,” I confessed. “In fact, it wasn’t until my second year that we even had computers in the college.”
“You’re not that old!” he exclaimed.
But the truth is: I am. The World Wide Web was invented at CERN by Tim Berners-Less and launched on 30 April 1993. I graduated in July 1993.
I didn’t get my first email address until 1997, when I began my MTh in Ministry at the University of Edinburgh: email@example.com.