Griffith: Always a techie at heartBy Phil Sim in Media News on Friday, 10th March 2023 at 10:16am
This is Part II in our series with The Australian’s former senior technology journalist, Chris Griffith, which reflects on his career of almost 40 years, following his retirement last year. Click here to read Part I.
Perhaps the thing most surprising about Chris Griffith’s eventual leap into technology journalism was that it took so long.
After all, Griffith has had a life-long fascination with computers and technology that started at high school days. And yes, they did have computers back then, albeit very big ones.
“Way back in the 1960’s when I was a teenager, the Victorian Educated Department starting running a pilot course in some high schools in computer programming, and we were lucky enough to be at one of the schools… and I really enjoyed it.”
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