Soon we'll have marketers pitching space-gapped machines, so even the acoustics are blocked.
Then one computer will display moving lips and another computer will read said lips.
I'm sorry Dave, I'm afraid I can't do that.
In space they're weightless companion cubes.
But no one can hear them scream.
They should sample the "You have five minutes to reach minimum safe distance" ship's computer sound clip from Alien.
"Two minutes. Get your shit together!" -- George Carlin
Or so I've heard.
Usually not. Normally, it's broken up for scrap, although occassionally it's used for testing or target practice and then it does. The Pentagon is eco-aware. They recycle!
Soylent Green is Yoda!!!
I suppose its better if 100,000 people from each side ran at other with swords until one side is dead?
“You mean, you'll put down your rock and I'll put down my sword and we'll try and kill each other like civilized people?”
In Soviet Russia, meteorite breaks scale!
In America meteorite only breaks scissors.
and managed to destroy the scale used to weigh it when it hit 570kg
and nobody makes a "your Mom" joke?
FTFS: "...terminals would draw one character at a time by covering the page in black and then revealing each character by erasing a character-sized rectangle from that cover, one-by-one, line-by-line."
I don't know of any terminals that ever worked that way.
I think what that poorly worded sentence meant to say was "... the developers simulated how terminals would draw one character at a time
Well, that's fine.