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Ken's Blog – October 2008 Archive (2)

Film Retrospective - "The Net"

In 1995 the internet was not something that most Americans were familiar with. I remember the conversation with my parents when I first asked them if we could get AOL. Being technophobic midwesterners my parents only knew that this "internet" was a gateway for adult material, pedophiles, and corruption. Playing the education card I was able to convince them to subscribe to AOL.



That same year a film called "The Net" starring Sandra Bullock came to theaters. It exploited every fear… Continue

Added by Ken on October 28, 2008 at 5:53pm — 2 Comments

Apple To Do List

I went through an Apple acquisition phase recently and now have quite a bit to do. Here's what is currently on my Apple To Do list.



1. Mac Classic II: Determine if HD is disconnected or broken. Purchased Torx-T15 to open case. May need to locate SCSI drive.

2. Powerbook 170: Does not power on. Purchased multimeter to determine if AC is broken. Must learn how a multimeter works.

3. Apple //c: Purchased AC adapter. "Check Disk Drive" error shows up on screen. Repair/replace… Continue

Added by Ken on October 19, 2008 at 11:30pm — 2 Comments

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