Monthly Archives: January 2009

Fat Mac

About two weeks after you could buy them, I bought a 128K Mac and an external floppy drive at a Computerworld store in Monterey. At the time I was working on the Atari ST at Digital Research. I’d somehow latched … Continue reading

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… and sat down beside ….

Earlier today I was munching on some bulk peanuts from Target (on sale, three bucks. Good protein), and flushing some email. Quality of the nuts varies, however. (Well, as with the email). I took another handful of nuts, chewed, and … Continue reading

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Time out of mind

At a former company, a cow-orker of mine had cobbled up a set of date and time classes that he declared “general purpose” and “bug free.” About three months later, and after he had left the company, I had to … Continue reading

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