Monthly Archives: July 2011

A Nerd’s Lament

MS-DOS turned 30 today. I am old enough to remember when the popular saying was “Don’t trust anyone over 30” and although people are still fighting over who actually said that (Jerry Rubin or Jack Weinberg) it hardly matters. 30 … Continue reading

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Shop Class

I was planning a blog entry on the D-I-Y movement and the industry it has spawned, but I kept thinking of references to the shop classes I had in high school. Most school systems long ago abandoned those classes, the … Continue reading

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Enfield Dam on CT River For those people who are obsessed with statistics, and there must be a lot of them because they have their own support websites, we have a new base for affliction – influence monitoring. Seriously, several … Continue reading

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