Was a sunny and really hot day in Miami Beach (Florida) during the 23th ACSAC conference. It was the first conference's day, I was exited to stay in the 17th floor of a very very hight Hotel in front of the ocean. I took the elevator coming in the "East Ocean" room in order to assist at the first talk. Inside at the big elevator an old man looked me with a strange smile and he asked me:
Hi, How's going
He looked to my neck-id and said again:
Marco, nice to meet you. I'm Peter Neumann
I was astonished, paralyzed, I cannot imagine that he was the "true" Neumann and so I said:
Hello Peter, my name is Marco from University of Bologna
He smiled, as a person who known that I didn't recognized a famous personality like him....
Only after few seconds I recognized that he was truly he. Perplexed, I followed him and I said:
Sorry I didn't recognize you
I tried to improvise few minutes of speaking and at-the-end I asked a little autograph on my proceedings. Now I got it.
I'm really proud to show this on my blog.