File this under serendipity.
My recent post on Fred Turner's From Counterculture to Cyberculture mentioned the Stewart Brand story--also the fact that Brand occasionally frequents my favorite Sausalito diner. Today I was there with two colleagues, and guess who should sit down at the table two feet from me? The man himself, perfectly positioned to receive my introductory handshake.
Are you still here? Alert the media, for God's sake!