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UK Pressures the US To Takedown Extremist Videos

trash eighty Pressures? (629 comments)

Urges you mean, article title is a troll

more than 3 years ago

Wired Youths In China & Japan Forget Character Forms

trash eighty Re:Why not just use Pinyin? (508 comments)

The Communists thought about it, one problem is the large number of homonyms in chinese

about 4 years ago

The Secret Origin of Windows

trash eighty Re:Oi woz there (402 comments)

Its a resume, doesn't everyone ... exaggerate on theirs?

more than 4 years ago

How the Internet Didn't Fail As Predicted

trash eighty Re:What makes it really ironic (259 comments)

A few months after this article being published i was in my first job... creating an online store selling stuff over the internet. I believe Amazon was just getting started then too. They have done quite well for themselves...

Things did change very quickly though, Netscape 2.0 was the game changer as you say.

more than 4 years ago

20 Years of Photoshop

trash eighty Re:developers, developers (289 comments)

I think the key was in his use of the words "mac and Apple".

more than 4 years ago

Apple's "iPad" Out In the Open

trash eighty Re:Giant iPhone (1713 comments)

It might be a normal iPhone but Steve has shrunk

more than 4 years ago

Happy Birthday, Linus

trash eighty Re:That's my first computer too (376 comments)

My first computer (that i bought myself) was a Unisys 386SX-33, 4MB of RAM. i had a massive 80MB harddrive though. for some reason i decided to install OS/2 2.1 on it.

more than 4 years ago

Facebook Campaign Decides UK Christmas Music Charts

trash eighty Re:Killing in the name (362 comments)

Its the first Christmas #1 on downloads alone but as you say there have been normal #1s for some time now.

more than 4 years ago

Old Operating Systems Never Die

trash eighty Re:PRIMOS? (875 comments)

94 was about the last time i used it. I think there are still a few still around out there, hiding in some obscure corner of a computer room.

about 5 years ago

Old Operating Systems Never Die

trash eighty PRIMOS? (875 comments)

How many Pr1mes are still in operation? I guess there may be 1-2 still around out there? PRIMOS was quite nice in some ways.

about 5 years ago

Old Operating Systems Never Die

trash eighty Re:DOS and OS 9 (875 comments)

No such version of Mac OS was ever released, you'd best check that system version again

about 5 years ago

Apple To Ship Mac OS X Snow Leopard On August 28

trash eighty Re:Running out of cats? (647 comments)

Probably after OSX 10.9 Tomcat

about 5 years ago

Tron Legacy Exposed

trash eighty Re:Videogames in 1982? (320 comments)

Asteroids and Yar's Revenge had audio cassette versions - i think it was released by Atari and had a mix of songs and some narrative supposed to be about the video game characters.

biggest piece of cheese until the EEC cheese mountain

more than 5 years ago

You've Dropped Your Landline — Now What?

trash eighty Leave it, its part of the history of your house (635 comments)

Leave the wire as it is, maybe over time it'll be painted over, covered by new wires. In years to come future owners of your house may then find the old copper and think it was a cool relic of the past.

Like anything else your house has a history so why not keep it.

more than 5 years ago

COBOL Turning 50, Still Important

trash eighty Re:Oo, oo, oo! I know! (314 comments)

no if you fail you just get promoted out of harms way

more than 5 years ago

Jurassic Web

trash eighty Re:My first web page 1998 (430 comments)

wow by 98 i had already been working for a web design company for 3 years

my first web pages were written back in 1994, using vi

more than 5 years ago


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