so many apps have ancillary modules that sit in the background, sucking up RAM and CPU cycles. when I find one of these I always ask myself if I really use it. IF not, it's gone! boom. Constant updates are a real pain, too, but at least that can be turned off.
Immanentize the eschaton!
Sure. garbage collection. all good RTEs do it. makes a ton of sense to do it when the body can afford to spare the energy. do Vulcans sleep?
I'm with you! I started with FC3... yow!
Wow, 300 baud... screaming, man! I'm 59. My acoustic coupler ran the teletype machine and its paper punch-tape at 50 baud to an IBM 360 at the UN. Man... I would have KILLED for 300 baud. Luxury!
Who drives the bus... and where does he and his family get to live?
The US Congress is useless for anything other than a waste of time and money.
"Perhaps someday we—men and women alike—can all be treated like the grown-ups we theoretically are." Men and women who spend enormous amounts of time living vicariously through a video screen. Grown up? Not my any definition I know of.
automatic file versions (the ";n" after each filename) were a great boon to developers. I wish NTFS had picked up on that.
Anyone who has followed Windows knows every other incarnation sucks. Win7 was (is) a very nice piece of work. Win8 is doomed. No one will buy another Windows until Win9 comes out.
remove the money from our political system.
My 1-2-3 runs great on my 64k DOS system. I need nothing more. Leave it alone!
Little Al's warped fields show up again.
Remove the bleepin' WiFi radio switch. You'd cut user-error service calls ("It was working fine yesterday but today I can't get to Facebook!") in 1/2.
May as well wrap your head in tinfoil. Big capacitors take big real estate that doesn't exist in cell phones. Take the battery out and the phone will be completely dead in a very short time. It's called physics... works a lot better than paranoia.