"Work like you don't need the money, love like you've never been hurt, and dance like nobody's watching."
Here's a random collection of personal items of, for, or about me.
Family legend has it that the Sacerdoti migrated from Spain (where their name was presumably Sacerdote) during the Inquisition, and that they established themselves as tutors in the court of the Medici. Thanks to the existence of the world wide web, I've been contacted by Aude Sacerdot, from Paris, who may belong to a distant French branch of the family, by Jonathan Sacerdoti of London, by Dr. Michael G. Sacerdoti of Melbourne, and by Francesco M. Sacerdoti of Naples who works in machine vision and intelligent automation.
I've found a reference to a book by Giancarlo Sacerdoti, called Ricordi di un ebreo bolognese : illusioni e delusioni,1929-1945 (Bonacci, 1983). In English, that's Recollections of a Bologna Jew : Illusions and Delusions. If you can point me to a copy, please send me email.
My son Tod is attending Stanford Business School while continuing to co-manage Delicious Karma, which promotes club events in San Francisco. My brother Guy and his son Roland are in Manila and accessible by email.
I've found F. David Sacerdoti, who's probably a distant relative, though we haven't established the linkage yet. He's a grad student at George Washington University. His Sacerdoti come from Milan, whereas mine come from Rome.
I have a business card from 1975 with an Internet address (of course, it was an ARPAnet address at the time) printed on it. I haven't been able to find anyone else with a business card older than that with a 'net address. Please send me email if you have one that's older. I was organizing a project at SRI to build software that queried multiple databases distributed around the ARPAnet. Because I was collaborating with folks in Boston, Washington, Los Angeles, and San Diego who were all also on the net, I found myself always jotting my email address on my cards. So when I was promoted and needed new cards, I asked to have my email address printed on them. SRI supported creativity, so they arranged it.
Ray Tomlinson of BBN released the first intercomputer email application in 1972, so there were about three years in which someone else could have produced such a card.
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