Considering the flames and intolerance, shouldn't USENET be spelled ABUSENET?
In view of all the deadly computer viruses that have been spreading lately, Weekend Update would like to remind you: when you link up to another computer, you're linking up to every computer that that computer has ever linked up to
The last good thing written in C++ was the Pachelbel Canon
There is no reason for any individual to have a computer in his home
Imagine if every Thursday your shoes exploded if you tied them the usual way. This happens to us all the time with computers, and nobody thinks of complaining
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The real problem is not whether machines think but whether men do
If unix is the face of the future I wanna go back to quill pens
Usenet is like a herd of performing elephants with diarrhea -- massive, difficult to redirect, awe-inspiring, entertaining, and a source of mind-boggling amounts of excrement when you least expect it
If addiction is judged by how long a dumb animal will sit pressing a lever to get a 'fix' of something, to its own detriment, then I would conclude that netnews is far more addictive than cocaine
Men have become the tools of their tools
Technology makes it possible for people to gain control over everything, except over technology
Those parts of the system that you can hit with a hammer (not advised) are called hardware; those program instructions that you can only curse at are called software