If it's obscure and someone can make a cool popular product out of it, then they have innovated, no matter how old the component technologies may be.
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Grow up, people... It's a consumer product, not a cult (for most of us, anyway).
I don't think I'd worry too much about modern education doing anything of the sort...
You tap twice. And for a double right click you tap twice with two fingers.
Sounds to me more like our moral framework as such never existed.
"Deity" is spelled similarly to the non-word "diety". I'm pretty sure that's all he's on about.
I dunno, how did your brother turn out?
I tried playing soccer inside a few times. It's just not a good idea.
The one at Alexandria would've benefitted from more offsite backup.
Meanwhile, the cost of each 9 is exponentially higher than the last one was.
And its value is exponentially smaller.
I don't even use cursive in my signature.
Even EBCDIC will be readable in 2070. Character sets are simple substitution ciphers (albeit some with variable length characters), most of which are exceptionally well documented both electronically and in real books. Not only that, but as long as the language of interest is not mutilated beyond statistical recognition and the details of said mutilation lost in the mists of time, text of any moderate length in a character-stream format will always be readable without historical record of the encoding used. Character substitution ciphers are dead easy - elementary school kids can crack them if you can hold their interest long enough.
You could make up your own character set and never tell anyone how it works and a determined historian (at least some of whom would necessarily be passably competent with ciphers in 2070) would almost certainly crack it, at least for the letters in whatever languages you use.
Maybe you missed the "Idle" tag. I'm *not* gonna research an "Idle" story. If they can't put it in the article, I'll make it up like everyone else will.
Update: I see from elsewhere in the comments that the previous
Huh? You can't send pigeons both ways at the same time? As far as I know, you can pipeline pigeons too. I guess if you're talking about the one pigeon it's not gonna "home" both ways, but one data packet doesn't go both ways on an electronic network either.