We live in a connected world. The phrase is used so often, I’d like to remind you of when that was not true. I began my career as a software engineer working on radar and sonar systems. Working for GE at the time, in upstate New York, I was able to see amazing technology invented. Technology that was located in some very interesting places. In order to protect our country from missile threats, the United States constructed a system of radar systems called the DEW line north. DEW stands for Distant Early Warning, and distant was true.