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“Computers in the future…”

I found a rather interesting (and amusing) quote in my recent reading: In March 1949,[…] an article in Popular Mechanics, describing a state-of-the-art computer called the Eniac, speculated on what lay beyond: “Where a calculator like the Eniac today is … Continue reading

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There’s a Hole in the %&*#^! Bucket

Ultimately, the thing that I absolutely cannot fucking stand about Windows is that every time I try to fix something, especially remotely, it turns into an infinite regression To fix A, I have to first fix B. To fix B, … Continue reading

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Well that was a…

I’m amused by how many really good questions are prefaced with some variation of the words “This is a stupid question, but…” I think my all-time favorite was when a non-techie asked me: “This is a stupid question, but what … Continue reading

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