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Wholly Mindless's Blog – January 2008 Archive (3)

"With Old Age Come's Wisdom..."

... so where the hell is mine?!?!



I just spent four hours, shoveling the driveway, waking up my teenage daughter (harder than the shoveling by a long shot) driving through a foot and a half snow and ice driving to work, just to find that we actually have today off (the front doors hadn't even been opened).



I used to work for banks and credit unions so I was used to having every weird holiday off (Left-Handed Bowler's Day anyone?) and knew that I'd be giving that up to work… Continue

Added by Wholly Mindless on January 21, 2008 at 11:36am — 4 Comments

History Lesson - Trivially

Well, I was hoping to teach my daughter a history lesson with Tron but it didn't go over so well. She was (somehow) thinking that you had to know about computers to understand it. Well, as *we* all know Disney movies are not anything like real life and take it as entertainment.



Now for the trivial part:



Who knows what computer Flynn used to remotely connect to the MCP's systems to look for the "scuzzy data"?



It wasn't a Mac but it was an Apple /// with a Silentype… Continue

Added by Wholly Mindless on January 5, 2008 at 5:41pm — No Comments

Targeted Ads

It looks like even Microsoft can't resist giving money to google to try to woo mac users:



This ad is often displayed here at "The Network" …



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Added by Wholly Mindless on January 2, 2008 at 8:01am — 4 Comments

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