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Comment 23 years!! Holy crap I feel old! (Score 2) 136

Living in Allston in the early 90's and some friends of mine (L0pht, NewHackCity, CDC, etc...) ran all kinds of boxen. Solaris, Mac, and something brand new called Linux. I loved the power and efficiency. I loved how configurable it was. I wasn't even in college at the time (broke adult).

Slackware on a 486dx4-25. Gotta admit, I miss the days of hacking hardware to get it to do what you want.

God, remember when Linux fit on a floppy?

Comment aesthetically, maybe? (Score 4, Informative) 172

FTFA, "ascetically pleasing"... hehehe

I don't think that word means what you think it means. :)

ascetic: A person who renounces material comforts and leads a life of austere self-discipline, especially as an act of religious devotion.

Although, I guess nudity would be the highest form asceticism...


Comment Fascinating but, where the fuck was the editor? (Score -1, Flamebait) 282

That was a really insightful piece of writing. Full of interesting information about technology that may or may not ever end up in use.

Especially considering we have this in development!

Also, I've seen better edited documents from high school seniors!


"Open the pod bay doors, HAL." -- Dave Bowman, 2001