If it wasn't for FGU I wouldn't have bought V&V. On the other hand, the FGU http://www.fantasygamesunlimited.net/ webmaster should be shot.
I liked it so much I liked it.
I was deep into Pascal and assembly but it wasn't until HC that I learned the UI was where the battle was won or lost.
Also, Talking Moose!
How many MIT student pranks ended with felony charges?
I highly recommend reading Alex Stamos' thoughts on Aaron Swartz:
The Truth about Aaron Swartz's "Crime"
Security Ledger is reporting that the FTC released a copy of a Price Waterhouse Coopers audit of Google that was mandated as part of a settlement with the FTC over complaints following a 2010 complaint by EPIC over privacy violations in Google Buzz, a now-defunct social networking experiment. However, the agency acceded to Google requests to redact descriptions of the search giant’s internal procedures and the design of its privacy program."
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ditto ditto ditto
muckers... Corp liability settlements as a profit center
thank God none of his predictions came true
Grandparents love to keep up with grandchildren, for one.
Thomas Alva Edison & I hear you loud and clear.
I predict his first WaPo post will be a dupe!
j/k good luck, and don't fuck with Pogue if you know what's good for you!
Amateur programmers couldn't run and test their own code on it.
If nascent code monkeys weren't interested, then you lose the wow factor pretty quickly.
GEnie, Compuserve, Applelink, and AOL had some success because they were 1/2 BBS-like and 1/2 virtual desktop publishing.
One look at Mosaic + HTML, though, and it was painfully obvious that not only could you publish your random crap without AOL, but you could spend an eternity tinkering and extending it.
submit this to boing boing and the agitator. They'd probably love this.
On December 8, 2011, U.S. District Judge Richard Seeborg dismissed the last remaining count of the class action lawsuit, stating: "As a legal matter, [..] plaintiffs have failed to allege facts or articulate a theory on which Sony may be held liable." He then removed massive amounts of wax from his ears after the trial.
Once again, I am in the wrong damn business.
"Dammit, all these charts a tables need to be on a computer!" -- me in 1976 playing D&D.
I would argue that the "immigrants" have a more pressing desire to innovate because they felt the crushing limitations of the non-virtual world first hand.