- As a teen, Timothy Winslow fell in love with exploring computer systems around the nation
- When the FBI showed up, that exploration caused some trouble
Timothy Winslow is a former member of a teen computer hacking group that operated out of Milwaukee in the 1980s. His story is detailed in "The 414s," a short film you can watch at CNN.com/shortfilms. Explore the '80s tech boom on "The Eighties" Thursday, May 5, 2016, on CNN.
(CNN)I can't remember exactly when my teenage fascination with computers collided with the federal government, but I will never forget the morning in 1983 when two FBI agents showed up on my parents' doorstep.