Currently working on http://www.psyced.org the multi-protocol messaging server for distributed communications.
Also working at symlynX, realizing large scale chat events for MTV Europe and T-Online.
Late 90s, involved at several W3C conferences and IETF meetings.
1995, first "webmaster" at STERN Magazine, Hamburg.
1994, concept and design of the http://www.psyc.eu protocol for synchronous conferencing.
1990, collaboration on IRC. best known for one of the least important things: introduced the unbelievable /me command.
1988, developed a peer-to-peer chat system for virtual machines on the BITNET mainframe network.
how i got here? because i like jim gettys. ;)